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Cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Spokane

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Schedule & Pricing Info

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

Lowest Price£37.15
Fastest Train7h 28m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Portland to Spokane
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Tammy
5.0
24 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Everything
Cons
Food and drink prices
Tips
Bring your own cooler of snacks and beverages

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Spokane?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portland to Spokane 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 Portland to Spokane was £48.57. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £13.95 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 Portland, OR to Spokane?

The distance between Portland and Spokane is approximately 289.77 miles, or 466.22 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 28 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 Portland to Spokane?

On Sunday trains from Portland to Spokane 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.

What train companies travel from Portland to Spokane?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Spokane. On the route to Spokane 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Spokane, usually offering 1.2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Spokane with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Portland, OR to Spokane, which start at £33.92.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Spokane start from £46.84, and on average cost £67.51. Daily there are 1.2 Amtrak schedules to Spokane. Amtrak in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Spokane trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave,

From Portland to Spokane train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Spokane faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.666667 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £68.34 for a one-way train ticket to Spokane.

Avg. Time
16h 20m
Avg. Price
£67.51

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Portland to Spokane start from £37.15, and on average cost £41.51. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Spokane. Amtrak Empire Builder in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Spokane trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave,

From Portland to Spokane train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 7 hours and 28 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Spokane on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Builder scheduled trip per day, which will cost £41.39 for a one-way weekend reservation from Portland.

Avg. Time
7h 28m
Avg. Price
£41.51

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Portland on their way to Spokane:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
There is one train station where trains from Portland arrive in Spokane:
  • Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave

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