There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Port Townsend by bus, bus and ferry, train, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Boltbus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA Portland-Seattle / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - AMTRAK to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$50 - $123

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Train, bus and ferry  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - AMTRAK to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$74 - $176

Train, ferry, bus and ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Edmonds Amtrak
  2. Take the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Kingston, WA to Port Townsend, WA

$61 - $134

Bus Greyhound USA, bus and ferry  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - Greyhound to Port Townsend, WA Dungeness Line

$60 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Port Townsend 219.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus, ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the bus from SeaTac Airport to Coupeville, WA
  3. Take the ferry from Coupeville to Port Townsend

$122 - $268

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Port Townsend. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Port Townsend, WA via Seattle, WA - AMTRAK. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between Portland and Port Townsend is 180 miles. The road distance is 219.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Port Townsend without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 6 h 38 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Portland to Port Townsend, including transfers.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Portland to Port Townsend.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

There is no direct connection from Portland to Port Townsend. However, you can take the bus to Seattle, WA, take the walk to Seattle, WA - AMTRAK, then take the bus and ferry to Port Townsend, WA. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Portland to Port Townsend via Seattle King Street Station and Seattle, WA - AMTRAK in around 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Portland to Seattle via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
58 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 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Portland Union Station to Edmonds Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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
Dungeness Line - Olympic
Phone
+1 360-417-0700
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - AMTRAK to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
olympicbuslines.com
Bus and ferry from Kingston, WA to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
olympicbuslines.com
Bus and ferry from Seattle, WA - Greyhound to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
olympicbuslines.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
SeaTac Airport Shuttle
Website
seatacshuttle.com
Bus from SeaTac Airport to Coupeville, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
seatacshuttle.com
Ferry operators
Washington State Ferries
Website
wsdot.com
Ferry from Edmonds to Kingston
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
wsdot.com
Ferry from Coupeville to Port Townsend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
wsdot.com

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