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There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Vernon by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport Vancouver

$109 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus via Seattle  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
  2. Take the bus from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport

$104 - $210

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Bus  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to West Kelowna, BC
  3. Take the bus from UBCO Exchange Bay E to Downtown Exchange Bay E 90

$105 - $148

Drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from Portland to Vernon 518.6 miles

$90 - $130

Fly Portland to Kelowna  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kelowna (YLW) PDX - YLW

$205 - $793

Fly Portland to Kamloops, drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kamloops (YKA) PDX - YKA
  2. Drive from Kamloops to Vernon

$216 - $824

Fly Portland to Penticton, taxi  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Penticton (YYF) PDX - YYF
  2. Take a taxi from Penticton to Kelowna - Greyhound depot

$445 - $1,283

Train to Seattle, fly to Kelowna  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW

$217 - $503

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Vernon is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Vernon is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Vernon. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Downtown Exchange Bay E via Seattle King Street Station, Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station and Aerospace Dr & Airport Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 44m.

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The distance between Portland and Vernon is 366 miles. The road distance is 518.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Vernon without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 38m and costs $80 - $150.

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It takes approximately 16h 38m to get from Portland to Vernon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Vernon is to bus via Seattle which takes 16h 44m and costs $80 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $650 and takes 7h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 2m and has one stopover.

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Portland to Vernon bus services, operated by EBus Canada, arrive at Kelowna Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Vernon.
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  • Distance: 365.7 miles
  • Duration: 16h 38m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Vernon, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Portland to Vernon via Seattle, WA, Seattle King Street Station, Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station, Kelowna Airport, and Aerospace Dr & Airport Way in around 16h 44m. Alternatively, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Portland to Vernon hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,400
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Portland to Kamloops via Seattle, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Seattle, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Salt Lake City, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Redmond, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Train from Portland Union Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Boltbus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to West Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
bcconnector.ca
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
Phone
+1 250-545-7221
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from UBCO Exchange Bay E to Downtown Exchange Bay E
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
Other operators
Taxi from Penticton to Kelowna - Greyhound depot
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Penticton Eco Taxi
Phone
+1 250-492-9999
Website
facebook.com
Penticton Cabs
Phone
+1250-492-6666
Website
pentictoncabs.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Vernon is 519 miles. It takes approximately 9h 14m to drive from Portland to Vernon.

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WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Vernon. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 33m and costs $3.

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