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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Portland to Eugene. Traveling by bus from Portland to Eugene usually takes around 3 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price$25.35
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Portland to Eugene

(Based on 32 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Phylissa

April 27, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: It was simple. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Use this service, it is amazing and so affordable and easy to figure out.

5.0

Keita

November 7, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: very clean and helpful staff. Cons: space. Tips: book early.

5.0

Kelsey

October 1, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Good. Cons: Fine. Tips: No.

5.0

Taunia

September 27, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: it was nice and not had to drive. Cons: When you are going one way it would be nice if the snacks were, Included with your ticket. Tips: Just enjoy the ride.

5.0

Marc

August 16, 2022- Business

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Absent untoward traffic conditions the return trip was uneventful and on time. Having finished my business early I was able to change my return ticket very easily and found my travel info updated almost immediately. Cons: I would need to travel more with you - which is planned - to answer this question. Tips: Sign-up.

How much is a bus ticket from Portland to Eugene?

$36.97 is the average price of a bus ticket from Portland to Eugene. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$82$55$27JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Portland to Eugene is expected to range from $43 to $66. If you are looking to travel to Eugene within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $43. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $43 and can be found on June 17, 2024.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Portland to Eugene are at their cheapest average price in January. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $33. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $43, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

$69$55$41$27$143020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 11 days in advance to save up to $2.36.

What bus companies travel from Portland to Eugene?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Portland to Eugene that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway54h 29m$62.96
FlixBus US42h 57m$36.43
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Portland to Eugene start at $34. On average, there are 5 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 4 trips per day from Portland to Eugene, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 167 kilometers from Portland to Eugene. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

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

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Portland to Eugene, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Portland to Eugene every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portland to Eugene; ticket prices start at $23.31.

City Information

Portland

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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.

Eugene

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As Oregon's second-largest city and one of the state's best vacation destinations, Eugene has so much to offer. Whether you're looking for culture and art, shopping and restaurants, or sports and entertainment, this vibrant city at the south of the Willamette Valley has got you covered.

Start your visit at the University of Oregon, where you can explore the historic track at Hayward Field, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, all within the spectacular grounds of the campus. If you arrive on a sunny day, don't miss the opportunity for a picnic or bike ride at the city's largest park, Alton Baker Park. Take an amble along the Willamette River, or even rent a canoe to relax on the water.

If you're lucky enough to visit on a Saturday between April and November, check out the Saturday market in Downtown Eugene to peruse local handmade crafts, live music, and many of the local foods.

Getting to Eugene is simple. Eugene Airport is only 15 minutes from the city and welcomes direct flights from 13 major cities. Amtrak trains also stop at Eugene's downtown station, and various affordable bus services, including Greyhound and FlixBus, all make regular stops in the city. We even rounded up a complete list of the places you can reach from Eugene for under $50.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Portland?

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

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Main departure station: Union Station

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.

All bus stations in Portland:

  • Union Station

  • 7411 NW Station Way

  • Sunset Transit Center/TriMet Station

  • Hawthorne Station

  • 500 13th St SE

  • NW 185th Ave

  • Sisters, Oregon

  • Seaside Cinema Empire Transit Stop

  • Seaside Lodge & International Hostel

  • 1170 South Hemlock St

  • Gearhart Bowl & Fultano's Pizza

  • Astoria Transit Ctr - 900 Marine Dr

  • 695 S Hwy 101

  • 42362 U.S. Highway 26

Where does the bus arrive in Eugene?

Main arrival station: UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Eugene.

Bus stations in Eugene:

  • UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

  • 433 Willamette St

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