Cheap train tickets from Essex to Portland

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How much are train tickets from Essex to Portland?

Lowest Price£78.68
Fastest15h 29m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Essex to Portland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Essex 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 Essex to Portland was £87.76. 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 Essex to Portland?

The distance between Essex and Portland is approximately 468.21 miles, or 753.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 18 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 29 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.

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

On Thursday trains from Essex 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Builder has the greatest number of connections between Essex to Portland

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. On the route to Portland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Builder offers the most scheduled departures between Essex to Portland, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Portland with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Essex to Portland

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Essex to Portland start from £105.92, and on average cost £118.02. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Essex leaves from 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Essex to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 29 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Portland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £130.13 for a one-way weekend reservation from Essex.

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Avg. Time
23h 9m
Avg. Price
£118.02

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Essex to Portland start from £78.68, and on average cost £84.73. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Portland. Amtrak Empire Builder in Essex leaves from 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Essex to Portland train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 15 hours and 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £90.79 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Toilet
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
15h 29m
Avg. Price
£84.73
There is one train station from which trains depart Essex on their way to Portland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Essex are:
  • 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Portland from Essex. These are the busiest arriving stations in Portland:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave