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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Portland. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Portland usually takes around 23 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 22 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance826 mi (1330 km)
Shortest duration22h 50m
Cheapest price$171.83
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Portland?

The average price for a bus ticket to Portland is $183.39, Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus is one of the most eco-concious way to travel on this route. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$212$141$71MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Los Angeles to Portland is expected to range from C$174 to C$210. If you are looking to travel to Portland within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$174. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$174 and can be found on May 25, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$224$180$135$90$45JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$160 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Los Angeles to Portland in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$200 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$224$180$135$90$453020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 5 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$43.07 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Portland?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Portland. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound223h 8m$187.89
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Los Angeles to Portland every day, with the average journey taking around 23 hours and 8 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Portland usually start from $172.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 23 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 1330 kilometers from Los Angeles to Portland. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Portland. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Portland each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Los Angeles to Portland. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Portland; ticket prices start at $125.67.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Portland

Portland, OR - PDX-0

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Portland, OR - PDX-1

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Portland is the largest city in Oregon and accordingly one of the state's best vacation destinations. Also known as the City of Roses, this city along the Willamette River wows visitors with its diverse street food, quirky counterculture, and sprawling bookstores such as the world-famous Powell's Books.

Portland is the 5th best city in the United States for outdoor activities, thanks in part to open-air grounds like the expansive Forest Park. Gardens are also excellent outdoor date locales for couples on a romantic getaway: stop and smell the roses at either the International Rose Test Garden or the Portland Japanese Garden.

Once you've gotten hungry from a long day wandering outside, nearly every block downtown has a plethora of food trucks waiting to tickle your taste buds. Or, kick back at one of the many breweries in the #3 best city for craft beer in the United States. Unique locations like McMenamin's brewpubs in renovated cinemas or historic hotels do their part to "keep Portland weird."

As the biggest city in Oregon, Portland is a hub for travel throughout the Pacific Northwest. Amtrak train service and various bus services operate primarily out of Union Station, conveniently-located downtown, and nearby Portland International Airport makes it easy to travel to Portland from near and far.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

Where does the bus arrive in Portland?

Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave - PDXAMT-0

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Arrival stations

Located in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown area at 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Union Station features a glowing neon sign encouraging you to “Go By Train.” Union Station serves several iconic Amtrak routes including the Cascades through the Pacific Northwest, the scenic Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, and the long-distance Empire Builder which travels all the way to Chicago. Along with train service, Union Station serves intercity bus service via Greyhound, and connects to the Portland Streetcar, MAX Light Rail, and several local TriMet buses. There is a restaurant and bar onsite, as well as a Metropolitan Lounge reserved for Amtrak’s first- and business-class passengers.

Bus stations in Portland:

  • Union Station

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