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

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

Fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Portland (PDX) SAN - PDX

$115 - $456

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or 1420 / ...

$113 - $280

2 alternative options

Train  •  33 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$183 - $534

Drive  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Portland 1091.5 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Portland is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Portland is to fly which costs $110 - $460 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Portland is 938 miles. The road distance is 1091.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from San Diego to Portland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Portland. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Portland, Or via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Portland station. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Portland Union Station Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 21 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines fly from San Diego to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Portland via Los Angeles, Ca in around 25 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Portland via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Portland via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Portland via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Portland via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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