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There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Kelso by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49m

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Kelso-Longview Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...

$17 - $140

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Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Kelso 1420 / ...

$11 - $25

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Taxi  •  52m

  1. Take a taxi from Portland to Kelso 48.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  52m

  1. Drive from Portland to Kelso 48.1 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Kelso is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Kelso is to train which costs $17 - $140 and takes 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Kelso. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station station and arriving at Kelso-Longview Amtrak Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49m.

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The distance between Portland and Kelso is 44 miles. The road distance is 48.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kelso without a car is to train which takes 49m and costs $17 - $140.

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The train from Portland Union Station to Kelso-Longview Amtrak Station takes 49m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Portland to Kelso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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Portland to Kelso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kelso is to train which takes 49m and costs $17 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $25 and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Kelso.
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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 49m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Kelso, WA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Kelso 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $140 and the journey takes 49m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Kelso every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Kelso-Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$17 - $22
Business Seat
$29 - $35
Roomette
$120 - $140
Bedroom
$220 - $250
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Kelso
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Other operators
Taxi from Portland to Kelso
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
United Taxi
Phone
+1 503-998-7151
Website
pdxshuttles.net
Radio Cab
Phone
+1 503-227-1212
Website
radiocab.net
Portland Taxi
Phone
+1 503-256-5400
Website
portlandtaxi.net

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Portland to Kelso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kelso station.

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Portland to Kelso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kelso-Longview Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Kelso is 48 miles. It takes approximately 52m to drive from Portland to Kelso.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Kelso. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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