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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Centralia to Portland. Traveling by train from Centralia to Portland usually takes around one hour and 52 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 47 minutes.

Distance84 mi (134 km)
Fastest train1h 47m
Lowest price£14.85
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Centralia to Portland

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Kim

29 January 2022- Couples trip

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: All scheduling was easy to book and easy to check in every step of the way! Cons: I can’t think of a thing. Tips: Take the train!

Pros: All scheduling was easy to book and easy to check in every step of the way! Cons: I can’t think of a thing. Tips: Take the train!

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

In the last month, £18.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Centralia to Portland. 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 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £11.06 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£37£25£12JunJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Centralia to Portland will vary between £18 and £26. Planning a train trip to Portland within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Centralia over the next 7 days is £19. 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

£41£33£25£16£8ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Centralia to Portland by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £16 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Centralia to Portland in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £23 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

£41£33£25£16£83020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Portland from Centralia will be about £11.06 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Centralia to Portland?

There are 3 train lines with service from Centralia to Portland. Amtrak Cascades is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 47m£17.30
Amtrak Cascades21h 47m£22.25
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 7m£26.89
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Centralia to Portland every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £15.

  • 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 Centralia to Portland, and the average train ticket costs .

  • Amtrak Coast Starlight

    Amtrak Coast Starlight

    The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Centralia to Portland takes 2 hours and 7 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at £16.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Centralia and Portland is approximately 84 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 47 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 departing from Centralia to Portland tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Centralia at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Centralia to Portland?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Centralia to Portland.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Centralia.

City Information

Portland

Portland, OR - PDX-0

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Portland, OR - PDX-1

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Portland, OR - PDX-2

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Portland is the largest city in Oregon and accordingly one the state's best vacation destinations. Also known as the City of Roses, this city along the Willamette River wows visitors with its diverse street food, quirky counterculture, and sprawling bookstores such as the world-famous Powell's Books.

Portland is the 5th best city in the United States for outdoor activities, thanks in part to open-air grounds like the expansive Forest Park. Gardens are also excellent outdoor date locales for couples on a romantic getaway: stop and smell the roses at either the International Rose Test Garden or the Portland Japanese Garden.

Once you've gotten hungry from a long day wandering outside, nearly every block downtown has a plethora of food trucks waiting to tickle your taste buds. Or, kick back at one of the many breweries in the #3 best city for craft beer in the United States. Unique locations like McMenamin's brewpubs in renovated cinemas or historic hotels do their part to "keep Portland weird."

As the biggest city in Oregon, Portland is a hub for travel throughout the Pacific Northwest. Amtrak train service and various bus services operate primarily out of Union Station, conveniently-located downtown, and nearby Portland International Airport makes it easy to travel to Portland from near and far.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Centralia?

Main departure station: 210 Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Centralia.

All train stations in Centralia:

  • 210 Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Portland?

Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave - PDXAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Union Station

Located in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown area at 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Union Station features a glowing neon sign encouraging you to “Go By Train.” Union Station serves several iconic Amtrak routes including the Cascades through the Pacific Northwest, the scenic Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, and the long-distance Empire Builder which travels all the way to Chicago. Along with train service, Union Station serves intercity bus service via Greyhound, and connects to the Portland Streetcar, MAX Light Rail, and several local TriMet buses. There is a restaurant and bar onsite, as well as a Metropolitan Lounge reserved for Amtrak’s first- and business-class passengers.

Train stations in Portland:

  • Union Station

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