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

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Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA Portland-Seattle / ...

$18 - $41

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak Cascades / ...

$38 - $56

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 54 min

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

$28 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Kirkland 182.4 miles

$17 - $26

Fly, line 255 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave

$88 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Kirkland. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Market St & 8th Ave via Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Portland and Kirkland is 152 miles. The road distance is 182.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kirkland without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Portland to Kirkland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Kirkland is to bus which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 10 min.

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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 Kirkland bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Kirkland is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Portland to Kirkland.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Kirkland.
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  • Distance: 151.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Portland to Kirkland every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Kirkland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 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 8 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 Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$50 - $65
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
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 Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov

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