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There are 2 daily trains from Spokane to Portland. Traveling by train from Spokane to Portland usually takes around 11 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can make the trip in 7 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||290 mi (466 km)|
|Fastest train||7h 25m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Spokane to Portland?
In the last month, £37.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Spokane, WA to Portland, OR. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £20.83 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Spokane to Portland by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £39 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Spokane to Portland in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £60 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 15 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Portland from Spokane will be about £20.83 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Spokane to Portland?
2 train services operate from Spokane, Washington to Portland, Oregon. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
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 Spokane to Portland every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £40.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Spokane 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Spokane to Portland?
How long is the train journey from Spokane to Portland?
The distance between Spokane and Portland is approximately 290 miles, or 466 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 25 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Spokane to Portland are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Saturday 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 Spokane at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 08:00. 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 Spokane to Portland?
Trains leave the station in Spokane twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Portland faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.
Where is the train station in Spokane?
There is one train station in Spokane:
Other train stations in Spokane:
Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave
Where is the train station in Portland?
Portland has one train station:
Other train stations in Portland:
Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
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