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There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Kamloops by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Boltbus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops Vancouver

$59 - $101

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Train, bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops Vancouver

$92 - $201

Train, bus via Kamloops, BC  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC Northbound

$87 - $196

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC Vancouver -Calgary

$88 - $158

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Kamloops 465.2 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Kamloops  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kamloops (YKA) PDX - YKA

$152 - $602

Fly to Kelowna, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kelowna (YLW) PDX - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC

$178 - $638

Fly to Vancouver, shuttle  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Vancouver (YVR) PDX - YVR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre

$236 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Kamloops is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Kamloops is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Kamloops. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Portland and Kamloops is 374 miles. The road distance is 465.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kamloops without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 13 h 15 min to get from Portland to Kamloops, including transfers.

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Portland to Kamloops bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Portland, OR station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kamloops is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $600 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Kamloops Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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Portland to Kamloops bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Kamloops.
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  • Distance: 373.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 15 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Kamloops, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Portland to Kamloops via Vancouver, BC and Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station in around 13 h 15 min. Alternatively, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Portland to Kamloops every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
bcconnector.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Tastefull Excursions Shuttle
Phone
250-312-0707
Email
shuttle@tastefullexcursions.ca
Website
tastefullexcursions.ca
Shuttle from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$123
Schedules at
tastefullexcursions.ca

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Kamloops is 465 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Portland to Kamloops.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Kamloops Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Kamloops. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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