There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Portland by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Portland  •  4 h 6 min

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

$103 - $283

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Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$62 - $151

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Portland  •  4 h 12 min

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

$216 - $490

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Portland  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Portland (PWM) IAD - PWM

$139 - $310

Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME

$106 - $318

Train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$227 - $598

Train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center Downeaster

$244 - $629

Megabus, bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME Northbound

$67 - $105

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Portland 543.1 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Portland. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Portland, Me via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington and Portland is 485 miles. The road distance is 543.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Portland without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs .

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

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Washington to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Portland is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 34 min.

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Washington to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Me station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Portland is 543 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from Washington to Portland.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Portland Airport.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Portland.
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  • Distance: 484.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Washington to Portland every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station in around 10 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
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 Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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