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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Albany to Portland. Traveling by train from Albany to Portland usually takes around one hour and 59 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in one hour and 54 minutes.

Distance65 mi (104 km)
Fastest train1h 54m
Lowest price£11.60
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

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

In the last month, £12.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Albany, OR to Portland, OR. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £4.54 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Albany to Portland will vary between £12 and £14. Planning a train trip to Portland within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Albany over the next 7 days is £12. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Albany to Portland by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £13 whenever you decide to board the train to Portland.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Albany to Portland remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Albany to Portland?

2 train services operate from Albany, Oregon to Portland, Oregon. Amtrak Cascades usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades21h 54m£12.18
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 10m£14.67
  • Amtrak Cascades

    Amtrak Cascades

    The Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR. Not only is the Cascades one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the trains also offer free WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and refreshments available for purchase. There are an average of 2 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Albany to Portland, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Albany 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 Albany to Portland?

The distance between Albany and Portland is approximately 65 miles, or 104 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 54 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Albany to Portland are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Albany at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Albany to Portland?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Albany to Portland.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Albany. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Albany to Portland for £11.60.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Albany?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Albany.

Where is the train station in Portland?

Arrival stations

Portland has one train station.

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