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Bus Route Overview: Eugene to Portland

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Eugene to Portland. Traveling by bus from Eugene to Portland usually takes around 4 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price$9.99
Trips per day10
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Eugene to Portland

(Based on 16 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Kiana

April 4, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: I liked how easy it was to navigate the bus station and get your ticket. It was easy and effective. Cons: Bigger signs on how to use the wi-fi.

Pros: I liked how easy it was to navigate the bus station and get your ticket. It was easy and effective. Cons: Bigger signs on how to use the wi-fi.

5.0

Gertrude

March 23, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: The driver couldn’t have been nicer. Plus she’s an amazing excellent driver. Tips: Hiring and keeping more people like the driver.

Pros: The driver couldn’t have been nicer. Plus she’s an amazing excellent driver. Tips: Hiring and keeping more people like the driver.

4.0

janet

December 30, 2021

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Liked the bus driver...efficient, good communication, prompt, cheerful, and definitiely professional in a folksy way. Cons: WiFi. Tips: NA.

Pros: Liked the bus driver...efficient, good communication, prompt, cheerful, and definitiely professional in a folksy way. Cons: WiFi. Tips: NA.

5.0

Gregory

November 8, 2021- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: I felt safe, which is important for a female traveling alone. Staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a beautiful trip, Thank You Amtrak! Cons: Nothing!

Pros: I felt safe, which is important for a female traveling alone. Staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a beautiful trip, Thank You Amtrak! Cons: Nothing!

5.0

Josie Lee

July 20, 2021- Couples trip

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Nice views due to big bus windows and timely arrival. Cons: Maybe get a speaker of some sort so we can hear the driver better. Due to the driver wearing a mask, it was hard to hear what she was saying in the middle and going to the back of the bus. Tips: Always h...

Pros: Nice views due to big bus windows and timely arrival. Cons: Maybe get a speaker of some sort so we can hear the driver better. Due to the driver wearing a mask, it was hard to hear what she was saying in the middle and going to the back of the bus. Tips: Always have a mask handy, you never know who’s going to require you to have one… it’s just how it is now…. Make sure you think about the travel trip after the bus ride as well.

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How much is a bus ticket from Eugene to Portland?

$23.30 is the average price of a bus ticket from Eugene to Portland. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Eugene to Portland is expected to range from $23 to $26. If you are looking to travel to Portland within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $23. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $23 and can be found on May 22, 2022.

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Traveling from Eugene to Portland by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $22 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $3.41 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Eugene to Portland?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Eugene to Portland that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway84h 54m$26.47
FlixBus US22h 44m$12.03
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Eugene to Portland start at $19. On average, there are 8 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Eugene to Portland, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Eugene 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 long is the bus ride from Eugene to Portland?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 104 miles from Eugene to Portland. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Portland, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Eugene?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Eugene to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Portland are there per day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Eugene to Portland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Eugene to Portland without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Eugene to Portland; ticket prices start at $22.00.

City Information

Eugene

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As Oregon's second-largest city and one of the state's best vacation destinations, Eugene has so much to offer. Whether you're looking for culture and art, shopping and restaurants, or sports and entertainment, this vibrant city at the south of the Willamette Valley has got you covered.

Start your visit at the University of Oregon, where you can explore the historic track at Hayward Field, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, all within the spectacular grounds of the campus. If you arrive on a sunny day, don't miss the opportunity for a picnic or bike ride at the city's largest park, Alton Baker Park. Take an amble along the Willamette River, or even rent a canoe to relax on the water.

If you're lucky enough to visit on a Saturday between April and November, check out the Saturday market in Downtown Eugene to peruse local handmade crafts, live music, and many of the local foods.

Getting to Eugene is simple. Eugene Airport is only 15 minutes from the city and welcomes direct flights from 13 major cities. Amtrak trains also stop at Eugene's downtown station, and various affordable bus services, including Greyhound and FlixBus, all make regular stops in the city. We even rounded up a complete list of the places you can reach from Eugene for under $50.

Portland

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Portland is the largest city in Oregon and accordingly one of 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 does the bus leave from in Eugene?

Main departure station: UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

Buses to Portland leave from 4 stations in Eugene.

All bus stations in Eugene:

  • UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

  • Bus Station

  • 433 Willamette St

  • Hawthorne Station

Where does the bus arrive 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.

All bus stations in Portland:

  • Union Station

  • 7411 NW Station Way

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