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Journey Information

Vancouver to Portland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$41.00
Shortest duration8h 30m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Portland 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus 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 bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Portland?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $41.00 was the low point for bus fares from Vancouver to Portland. Buses from Portland to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $41.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 261 miles (419 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Portland. It leaves the station in Vancouver at 11:00am 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 buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Portland. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vancouver to Portland; ticket prices start at $72.50.

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Portland?

There is one bus company that operates from Vancouver to Portland. BoltBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BoltBus18h 30m$43.80

Book BoltBus from Vancouver to Portland from $41. Typically there is one BoltBus schedule per day from Vancouver to Portland and you can expect on average to pay $44 for a BoltBus ticket to Portland. In Vancouver, BoltBus departs to Portland from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, In Portland, BoltBus arrives at Lloyd Center, An average trip on BoltBus from Vancouver to Portland takes 8 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, BoltBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $45 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Portland.

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Portland

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




July 11, 2019 - Vacation


Pros: the bus driver was warm friendly and kind. Cons: Electric plug didn't work so I couldn't charge my device. Tips: Try Bolt. Pros: the bus driver was warm friendly and kind. Cons: Electric plug didn't work so I couldn't charge my device. Tips: Try Bolt.

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