Cheap train tickets from Madison to Portland, OR


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How much are train tickets from Madison to Portland, OR?

Lowest Price$260.66
Fastest46h 0m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Madison to Portland, OR?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison to Portland is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Madison to Portland was $265.05. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $300.59 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Madison to Portland, OR?

The distance between Madison and Portland is approximately 1643.24 miles, or 2643.87 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 63 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 hours,

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Madison to Portland?

On Sunday trains from Madison to Portland are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Madison to Portland?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Portland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Portland, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to Portland, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Madison to Portland, OR, which start at $161.93.

One train company connects Madison to Portland


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Portland start from $260.66, and on average cost $408.58. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Madison leaves from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and 2 other stations. And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Madison to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 63 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 46 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $420.35 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

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There are 3 train stations in Madison with trains to Portland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • University of Wisconsin
There is one train station where trains from Madison arrive in Portland:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave