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

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$30 - $80

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

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

$20 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Tacoma 143.7 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Seattle (SEA) PDX - SEA

$84 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Tacoma is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Tacoma is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The distance between Portland and Tacoma is 193 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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The train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Tacoma Amtrak takes 2 h 32 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Tacoma, Wa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Tacoma Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to Tacoma 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Tacoma every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
51 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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