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There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Mount Rainier by train, bus, plane or shuttle

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Train, travel  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Travel from Tacoma Amtrak Station to Mount Rainier

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Train, travel via Puyallup Station - Bay 1  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Travel from Puyallup Station - Bay 1 to Mount Rainier

Train, travel via Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Travel from Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E to Mount Rainier

Bus Greyhound USA, travel  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Tacoma, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Travel from Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E to Mount Rainier

Bus Boltbus, travel  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA Portland-Seattle / ...
  2. Travel from Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E to Mount Rainier

Fly, shuttle, travel  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Crystal Mountain Resort, WA
  3. Travel from Crystal Mountain Resort, WA to Mount Rainier

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The distance between Portland and Mount Rainier is 102 miles.

The best way to get from Portland to Mount Rainier without a car is to train and travel which takes 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Portland to Mount Rainier, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Mount Rainier. Prices start at $99 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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Map of how to get from Portland to Mount Rainier.
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  • Distance: 102.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from Portland to Mount Rainier. However, you can take the train to Tacoma Amtrak Station then take the travel to Mount Rainier. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tacoma Amtrak Station, take the walk to Puyallup Ave & E J St, take the line 400 bus to Puyallup Station - Bay 1, then take the travel to Mount Rainier.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Portland to Seattle via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $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.

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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 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
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
Seattle Ski Shuttle
Website
seattleskishuttle.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Crystal Mountain Resort, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
seattleskishuttle.com
Book at
seattleskishuttle.com

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