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Trains from Tukwila to Portland

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Tukwila to Portland. Traveling by train from Tukwila to Portland usually takes around 3 hours and 11 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance136 mi (219 km)
Fastest train3h 11m
Lowest price£22.58
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tukwila to Portland

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




8 December 2021- Visiting family


Pros: Staff was very good , helpful . Met trevelar Devemurti kaur who explained sight seeing up to the best as it was my first time treveling . I enjoyed very good seating, clean bathroom , staff helped me to get out of train and explained me about Exit of the st...

Pros: Staff was very good , helpful . Met trevelar Devemurti kaur who explained sight seeing up to the best as it was my first time treveling . I enjoyed very good seating, clean bathroom , staff helped me to get out of train and explained me about Exit of the station . My grand daughter got job in Portland from Kent WA , living in Hillsboro. Cons: Every thing was fine. Tips: Listen overhead announcements and staff , wear masks . I don’t know about w i fi.



Shah dildar

25 November 2021- Vacation

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: It was gucci. Cons: It should be more guccy. Tips: Take a chill pill.

Pros: It was gucci. Cons: It should be more guccy. Tips: Take a chill pill.



17 February 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: Convenient. Cons: Wish it were closer to final destination. That’s not practical.

Pros: Convenient. Cons: Wish it were closer to final destination. That’s not practical.

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

In the last month, £26.49 was the average price of a train ticket from Tukwila to Portland. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £18.07 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Tukwila to Portland will vary between £24 and £38. Planning a train trip to Portland within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Tukwila over the next 7 days is £25. 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


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tukwila 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 £25 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tukwila to Portland in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £33 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 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Portland from Tukwila will be about £18.07 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Tukwila to Portland?

2 train services operate from Tukwila to Portland. 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
Amtrak13h 11m£26.71
Amtrak Cascades23h 11m£35.94
  • 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 Tukwila to Portland every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £23.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Tukwila and Portland is approximately 136 miles, or 219 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 11 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Tukwila to Portland on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Tukwila at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Tukwila to Portland?

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

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

City Information


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 Tukwila?

Main departure station: Sounder Rail Station - 7301 Longacres Way

There is one train station in Tukwila.

All train stations in Tukwila:

  • Sounder Rail Station - 7301 Longacres Way

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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