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There are 5 intercity buses per day from SeaTac to Portland. Traveling by bus from SeaTac to Portland usually takes around 3 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||134 mi (216 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 55m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from SeaTac to Portland?
$37.08 is the average price of a bus ticket from SeaTac to Portland. 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
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from SeaTac to Portland is expected to range from $35 to $42. If you are looking to travel to Portland within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $38. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $35 and can be found on October 15, 2023.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $34 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from SeaTac to Portland in February, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $47 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
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 9 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$12.20 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from SeaTac to Portland?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from SeaTac to Portland. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||5||3h 7m||$42.24|
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 5 trips per day from SeaTac to Portland, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
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The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 216 kilometers from SeaTac to Portland. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 55 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.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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.
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from SeaTac to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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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.
Where does the bus leave from in SeaTac?
Main departure station: Seattle Seatac Arpt (E)
Most buses depart from the main station in SeaTac.
All bus stations in SeaTac:
Seattle Seatac Arpt (E)
Where does the bus arrive in Portland?
Main arrival station: 7411 NW Station Way
All buses from SeaTac arrive at one main station in Portland.
Bus stations in Portland:
7411 NW Station Way
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