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Eugene - Portland Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Eugene to Portland

There are usually 4 daily train trips available from Eugene to Portland.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$27.60
Avg. Price
$31.21
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
14
Daily Trips
4
Duration
Duration
3h 11m
Duration
3h 36m
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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Eugene to Portland. Traveling by bus from Eugene to Portland usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance104 mi (167 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price$19.99
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Eugene to Portland

(Based on 33 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Sandra

March 5, 2024- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Ensuring Wi-Fi available

4.0

Kailee

October 14, 2023- Visiting friends

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: On time and nice staff. Cons: Larger seats. Tips: Bring headphones.

5.0

Kathy

July 30, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Much better than driving I5. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Make sure you know that the 8:15 to Portland is a bus not a train.

5.0

Frank

July 15, 2023- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

driver was pleasant, had a sense of humor and competent

4.0

Theodore

July 13, 2023- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: comfortable, not too much delayed. Cons: intermediate stops were not presented in the travel plan. Tips: Take the estimated travel time seriously, but add some extra.

How much is a bus ticket from Eugene to Portland?

Bus tickets for a trip from Eugene to Portland cost $29.52 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Eugene to Portland in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $30 to $34. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 16, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Portland this week, bus tickets are available starting at $30.

Monthly average prices

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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 this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $29 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 10 days in advance to save $4.95 or more on your 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 7 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway73h 54m$34.71
FlixBus US42h 56m$26.94
  • 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 $28. On average, there are 7 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • 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 4 trips per day from Eugene to Portland, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 104 miles from Eugene to Portland. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Eugene to Portland at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Eugene to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Eugene to Portland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Eugene to Portland; ticket prices start at $18.00.

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 5 stations in Eugene.

All bus stations in Eugene:

  • UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

  • 433 Willamette St

  • Hawthorne Station

  • Roberts Field Airport

  • Transit Hub

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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