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

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Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Portland Curbside Bus Stop to Tacoma FlixBus 2120 / ...

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Tacoma Amtrak Cascades / ...

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Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Portland to Puyallup 146.4 miles

Fly, bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA
  2. Take the bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 2 to Puyallup Station - Bay 3

Portland to Puyallup by bus

55 Weekly Buses
3h 44m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Puyallup is to train which costs $7 - $90 and takes 3h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Portland to Puyallup is to drive which takes 2h 34m and costs $26 - $40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Puyallup. However, there are services departing from Portland Curbside Bus Stop and arriving at 5th St SW & 7th Ave SW via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland to Puyallup station. However, there are services departing from Portland and arriving at Puyallup Station via Tacoma Dome Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Portland and Puyallup is 153 miles. The road distance is 146.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Puyallup without a car is to bus which takes 3h 44m and costs $16 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Portland to Puyallup, including transfers.

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Portland to Puyallup bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Portland Curbside Bus Stop station.

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Portland to Puyallup train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Portland station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Puyallup is to bus which takes 3h 44m and costs $16 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $90 and takes 3h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Puyallup.
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  • Distance: 153.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Portland Curbside Bus Stop to Tacoma every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $60 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Tacoma every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 33m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland to Tacoma
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$5 - $28
Child Coach - short notice
$19 - $29
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$16 - $55
Child Business Class - short notice
$18 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$22 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$40 - $90
Coach Seat - short notice
$17 - $90
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Portland Curbside Bus Stop to Tacoma
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$14 - $60
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 2 to Puyallup Station - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
https://www.soundtransit.org/
youth 18 and under
$0
Senior/Disabled
$1
Adult
$4
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 5 to Puyallup Station - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Youth 0-18
$0
Adult
$2

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Portland to Puyallup bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Tacoma station.

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Portland to Puyallup train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tacoma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Puyallup is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Portland to Puyallup.

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