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Vancouver-Portland Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Vancouver to Portland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$54.75
Fastest time8h 30m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Portland right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Portland?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $54.75 was the low point for bus fares from Vancouver to Portland. Buses from Portland to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $54.75 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 261 miles (419 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Portland. It leaves the station in Vancouver at 11:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Portland. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vancouver to Portland; ticket prices start at $96.15.

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Portland?

There is one bus company that operates from Vancouver to Portland. BoltBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BoltBus18h 30m$58.49

Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?

Most buses depart from the main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where does the bus arrive in Portland?

All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Portland, Oregon:

  • Lloyd Center

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Portland

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
5.0
Condition
5.0
Chris
5.0
July 11, 2019Vacation
Pros
the bus driver was warm friendly and kind.
Cons
Electric plug didn't work so I couldn't charge my device.
Tips
Try Bolt.

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