There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Portland by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Portland (PDX) DCA - PDX

$176 - $556

6 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Portland (PDX) IAD - PDX

$192 - $713

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Portland (PDX) BWI - PDX

$209 - $803

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder

$379 - $1,155

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or

$297 - $769

Bus, train  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR

$374 - $1,224

Drive  •  44 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Portland 2818.9 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Portland is 3778 km. The road distance is 4510 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Portland is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 7 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Portland is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs $170 - $600.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Portland. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Portland Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Portland. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Portland, Or via Harrisburg, Pa and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Washington to Portland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Portland, OR, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and four other airlines fly from Washington to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Portland via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Baltimore to Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 14 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$300 - $390
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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