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

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Bus, ferry  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
  2. Take the ferry from Pier 52 Seattle Dock to Kingston Ferry Dock
  3. Take the bus from Kingston Port to Port Townsend, WA

$34 - $79

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Bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Olympia, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Transit-Community Center to Hwy 101 @ Triton Cove Park 8
  3. Take the bus from Triton Cove to Haines Place Park and Ride 1

$21 - $43

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Train, ferry, bus via Seattle King Street Station  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the ferry from Pier 52 Seattle Dock to Kingston Ferry Dock
  3. Take the bus from Kingston Port to Port Townsend, WA

$51 - $91

Train, ferry, bus  •  7 h 10 min

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

$61 - $134

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Port Townsend 219.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, ferry, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the ferry from Pier 52 Seattle Dock to Kingston Ferry Dock
  3. Take the bus from Kingston Port to Port Townsend, WA

$100 - $254

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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 Haines Place Park and Ride via Olympia Transit Center, Transit-Community Center and Triton Cove. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 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 ferry which takes 7 h and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Portland to Port Townsend, including transfers.

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Portland to Port Townsend bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, 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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Portland to Port Townsend bus services, operated by Jefferson Transit JTA, arrive at Haines Place Park and Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Port Townsend is 219 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Portland to Port Townsend.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Port Townsend.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Port Townsend via Olympia, Wa, Olympia Transit Center, Transit-Community Center, Hwy 101 @ Triton Cove Park, and Triton Cove in around 8 h 27 min.

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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 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
Train from Portland Union Station to Edmonds Amtrak Station
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 from Kingston Port to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Website
dungeness-line.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 Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Mason Transit
Phone
360-427-5033
Email
mta@masontransit.org
Website
masontransit.org
Bus from Transit-Community Center to Hwy 101 @ Triton Cove Park
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Jefferson Transit JTA
Phone
1-360-385-4777
Website
jeffersontransit.com
Bus from Triton Cove to Haines Place Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jeffersontransit.com
Ferry operators
Kitsap Transit
Phone
+1 800-501-7433
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Pier 52 Seattle Dock to Kingston Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Washington State Ferries

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

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There are 106+ hotels available in Port Townsend. Prices start at $94 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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