There are 3 ways to get from Portland to The Dalles by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Wishram Amtrak Empire Builder

$80 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to 201 Federal Street Hood River - Portland

$12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Portland to The Dalles 84.6 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to The Dalles is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to The Dalles is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $8 - $12.

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The distance between Portland and The Dalles is 117 km. The road distance is 135 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Portland to The Dalles, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and The Dalles, OR, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Portland to The Dalles once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Columbia Area Transit operates a bus from Portland to The Dalles 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Wishram Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Columbia Area Transit
Email
cat2@gorge.net
Website
catransit.org
Bus from Gateway Transit Center to 201 Federal Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
catransit.org

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