There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Olympia by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

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

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station Amtrak Amtrak Cascades / ...

$32 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Olympia 113.9 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa

$94 - $238

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Olympia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Olympia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Portland to Seattle via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portland and Olympia is 169 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Olympia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Portland to Olympia is to drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $11 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Olympia, Wa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

The bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.