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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Kent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak Amtrak Cascades

$40 - $90

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Bus, line 150 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA Portland-Seattle / ...
  2. Take the line 150 bus from Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C to Kent Sounder Station - Bay 4 150 / ...

$18 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

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

$25 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Kent 159.2 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA

$86 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Kent is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Kent is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Kent station. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Kent Sounder Station - Bay 4 via Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland station to Kent station. However, there are services departing from Portland Union Station and arriving at Kent Station via Tukwila Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Portland and Kent is 131 miles. The road distance is 159.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kent without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Portland to Kent, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Kent is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus and line 150 bus, which costs $18 - $45 and takes 4 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Kent.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Kent 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Kent via Seattle, WA and Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C in around 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Portland to Seattle via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C to Kent Sounder Station - Bay 4
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
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 Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Portland to Kent bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tacoma, Wa station.

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Portland to Kent train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tukwila Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Kent is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Portland to Kent.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Portland Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Kent. Prices start at $82 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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