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There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Portland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Sacramento  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Portland (PDX) SMF - PDX

$115 - $265

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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...

$60 - $150

3 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Portland (PDX) OAK - PDX

$109 - $372

Train  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Portland Union Station Coast Starlight

$90 - $260

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Portland 585.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Portland is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Portland is to fly which costs $110 - $270 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Portland, Or. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Valley Station station and arriving at Portland Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Portland is 486 miles. The road distance is 585.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Sacramento to Portland, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Portland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Portland is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $110 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 13 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 15 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Portland.
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  • Distance: 486.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Sacramento to Portland hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Portland every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $150 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Sacramento to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
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 Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
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 Sacramento, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Sacramento to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Or station.

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Sacramento to Portland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Portland is 585 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Sacramento to Portland.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Portland Airport.

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Book your Sacramento to Portland bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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