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Journey Information

Portland to Vancouver bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.00
Shortest Duration8h 10m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Portland to Vancouver

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Portland to Vancouver
5.0
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with BoltBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Ziana
5.0
March 9, 2020Vacation
Cons
The quality of the outlets

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Portland to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Portland to Vancouver?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $32.00 was the low point for bus fares from Portland to Vancouver. Buses from Vancouver to Portland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $32.00 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 10 minutes to cover the 261 miles (419 kilometers) from Portland to Vancouver. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Portland to Vancouver 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Portland?

There is usually only one bus per day from Portland to Vancouver. It leaves the station in Portland at 2:00pm 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 Portland to Vancouver. 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 Portland to Vancouver; ticket prices start at $72.00.

What bus companies travel from Portland to Vancouver?

There is one bus company that operates from Portland to Vancouver. 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 10m$36.51

Where does the bus leave from in Portland?

Most buses depart from the main station in Portland, Oregon:

  • Lloyd Center

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

All buses from Portland arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

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