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traveling from Portland to Seattle by bus

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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Portland to Seattle?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Portland to Seattle is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Portland to Seattle were $18.15. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $16.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Portland to Seattle?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Portland to Seattle by bus is at 12:00 PM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 AM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Portland to Seattle?

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. BoltBus has the most options for departures from Portland to Seattle, with an average of 7 trips per day and 154 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Portland to Seattle. Of the 10 trips there are 10 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Portland start at $26.00.

bus lines that run from Portland to Seattle

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Portland to Seattle. The average Greyhound ticket to Seattle costs $21.24. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Seattle are available on Wanderu starting from $16.00. In Portland, Greyhound departs from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave and no other station. In Seattle, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 503 S Royal Brougham Way and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Portland to Seattle takes 4 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Seattle in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $23.84 for a weekend getaway trip to Seattle.

Greyhound
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$21.24

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 7 bus schedule(s) from Portland to Seattle. The average BoltBus ticket to Seattle costs $19.96. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Seattle are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Portland, BoltBus departs from NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th and no other station. In Seattle, BoltBus arrives at 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Seattle in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay $22.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Seattle.

BoltBus
BoltBus
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$19.96

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Portland. Most bus trips to Seattle will depart from NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th, Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave.
  • NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
Bus trips arrive in Seattle at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St, Greyhound Station - 503 S Royal Brougham Way are the main bus stations in Seattle for trips arriving from Portland.
  • 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St
  • Greyhound Station - 503 S Royal Brougham Way