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There are 4 ways to get from The Dalles to Portland by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from The Dalles to Portland, Or 1337 / ...

$15 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus via CAT Transit Center - Hood River  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from 201 Federal Street to CAT Transit Center - Hood River The Dalles
  2. Take the bus from CAT Transit Center - Hood River to Lloyd District 13th/Holladay Portland Commuter

$2

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 2m

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

$80 - $129

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from The Dalles to Portland 85 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from The Dalles to Portland is to bus which costs $2 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from The Dalles to Portland is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Dalles to Portland. However, there are services departing from 201 Federal Street and arriving at Portland, Or via The Dalles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between The Dalles and Portland is 73 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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The best way to get from The Dalles to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs $15 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from The Dalles to Portland, including transfers.

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The Dalles to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from The Dalles station.

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The best way to get from The Dalles to Portland is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs $15 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 3h 2m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Dalles to Portland is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from The Dalles to Portland.

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  • Distance: 73 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from The Dalles to Portland 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from The Dalles to Portland twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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 Wishram Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from The Dalles to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Columbia Area Transit
Phone
541-386-4202
Email
cat2@gorge.net
Website
catransit.org
Bus from 201 Federal Street to CAT Transit Center - Hood River
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
catransit.org
Bus from CAT Transit Center - Hood River to Lloyd District 13th/Holladay
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
catransit.org

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