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Salem - Bend Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Salem to Bend. Traveling by bus from Salem to Bend usually takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance104 mi (168 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price€53.60
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceShuttle Oregon
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Salem to Bend

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What bus companies travel from Salem to Bend?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Salem to Bend. Shuttle Oregon is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Shuttle Oregon12h 30m€53.60
  • Shuttle Oregon

    Shuttle Oregon

    Book Shuttle Oregon from Salem to Bend from €54. Typically there is one Shuttle Oregon schedule per day from Salem to Bend and you can expect on average to pay for a Shuttle Oregon ticket to Bend. In Salem, Shuttle Oregon departs to Bend from 500 13th St SE . In Bend, Shuttle Oregon arrives at Hawthorne Station .

    An average trip on Shuttle Oregon from Salem to Bend takes 2 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Shuttle Oregon offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Bend.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Salem to Bend during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Salem to Bend?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 168 kilometers from Salem to Bend. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Bend. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Salem?

There is usually only one bus per day from Salem to Bend. It leaves the station in Salem at 14:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There is usually only one bus per day from Salem to Bend. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Salem to Bend; ticket prices start at €71.24.

City Information

Salem

Salem, OR, US - SAM-0

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Salem is the capital of Oregon and one of the state's best vacation destinations. Nestled in the Willamette Valley, the city is rich with outdoor activities, diverse cuisine, and sites reflecting Oregon's history.

The Deepwood Estate, a mansion built in 1893, runs tours that share early Salem history. Explore the surrounding gardens at Deepwood or walk the many paths in Bush's Pasture Park to discover their lush plant life. The Willamette River that runs through Salem is a gorgeous spot to fish, kayak, or board the historic Willamette Queen steamboat for a dinner cruise.

Salem's charming downtown overflows with local coffee shops, cafés, and restaurants serving fresh fare and the best wines from the Willamette Valley. The Saturday Farmers Market near the state capitol serves up fresh produce alongside live music and food trucks.

Many bus services operate in Salem, including Jefferson Lines, FlixBus, Shuttle Oregon, and the Amtrak Thruway. Amtrak's Coast Starlight line also stops in Salem, heading to LA and Seattle, as well as the Cascades, going to Vancouver and Eugene, Oregon.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Salem?

Main departure station: 500 13th St SE

Most buses depart from the main station in Salem.

All bus stations in Salem:

  • 500 13th St SE

Where does the bus arrive in Bend?

Main arrival station: Hawthorne Station

All buses from Salem arrive at one main station in Bend.

Bus stations in Bend:

  • Hawthorne Station

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