There are 7 ways to get from Portland to John Day by train, car, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, drive, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Pasco Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Drive from Pasco Intermodal Station Amtrak to Pendleton
  3. Take the bus from Pendleton to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn

$64 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Albany Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Albany, OR to Bend, OR
  3. Take the bus from Bend-Hawthorne Station to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn

$50 - $93

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Eugene, Or
  2. Take the bus from Eugene Greyhound Station to Hawthorne Station Bend
  3. Take the bus from Bend-Hawthorne Station to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn

$73 - $117

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Albany Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Albany, OR to Bend, OR
  3. Take the bus from Bend-Hawthorne Station to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn

$69 - $135

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Portland to John Day 275.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Pendleton, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Pendleton (PDT) PDX - PDT
  2. Take the bus from Pendleton Airport to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn

$86 - $162

Fly to Redmond, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Redmond (RDM) PDX - RDM
  2. Take the bus from Redmond Airport to Prairie City-Mt View Mini-Mart

$110 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to John Day is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to John Day is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Portland and John Day is 199 miles. The road distance is 275.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 31 min to get from Portland to John Day, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to John Day. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at John Day-People Mover Bus Barn via Eugene Greyhound Station and Bend-Hawthorne Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and John Day, OR, USA?

You can take a bus from Portland to John Day via Eugene, Or, Eugene Greyhound Station, Hawthorne Station Bend, and Bend-Hawthorne Station in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Redmond
Ave. Duration
39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Portland to Pendleton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Pasco Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Albany Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
People Mover
Phone
+1 541-575-2370
Website
grantcountypeoplemover.com
Bus from Pendleton to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
grantcountypeoplemover.com
Bus from Bend-Hawthorne Station to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
grantcountypeoplemover.com
Bus from Pendleton Airport to John Day-People Mover Bus Barn
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
grantcountypeoplemover.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Prairie City-Mt View Mini-Mart
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
grantcountypeoplemover.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Eugene, Or
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Pacific Crest Buslines Bend
Phone
+1 541-923-1732 / 541-344-6265
Website
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Eugene Greyhound Station to Hawthorne Station Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Albany Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Albany, OR to Bend, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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