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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Pasco to Portland. Traveling by train from Pasco to Portland usually takes around 4 hours and 35 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance179 mi (288 km)
Fastest train4h 35m
Lowest price$44.81
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Pasco, WA to Portland, OR

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Melissa

October 4, 2019 - Regular commuter

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: Didnt have to drive. Mostly quiet. Cons: Staff was somewhat rude. Quite a few staff interactions I noticed were just not professional or friendly. Tips: Find out if train is on time. Train station is boring.

Pros: Didnt have to drive. Mostly quiet. Cons: Staff was somewhat rude. Quite a few staff interactions I noticed were just not professional or friendly. Tips: Find out if train is on time. Train station is boring.

4.0

Mary

September 16, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: quiet, scenery was great. Cons: Snack bar lady could improve her attitude.

Pros: quiet, scenery was great. Cons: Snack bar lady could improve her attitude.

5.0

Sandra

August 1, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Builder

Beautiful scenery and comfortable

Beautiful scenery and comfortable

What is the price of a train ticket from Pasco to Portland?

In the last month, C$44.81 was the average price of a train ticket from Pasco, WA to Portland, OR. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$10.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$54$36$18JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Portland from Pasco is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about C$45 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

$61$48$36$24$12JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Pasco to Portland by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$46 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Pasco to Portland in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$54 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$91$73$54$36$183020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Portland from Pasco will be about C$10.90 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Pasco to Portland?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Pasco, Washington to Portland, Oregon. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder14h 35m$45.84

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pasco to Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Pasco to Portland?

The distance between Pasco and Portland is approximately 179 miles, or 288 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 35 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Pasco to Portland are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Pasco at 5:00am and arrives in Portland around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Pasco to Portland?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Portland with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Pasco. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pasco to Portland for $42.38.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Pasco?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Pasco.

Where is the train station in Portland?

Arrival stations

Portland has one train station.

Need a return trip from Portland to Pasco?

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