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Portland-Seattle Bus Schedule
Portland to Seattle bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||4h 5m|
|Trips per day||4|
Portland to Seattle Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
What bus companies go from Portland to Seattle?
Two bus companies provide routes between Portland to Seattle: BoltBus and Greyhound.
BoltBus offers 7 daily schedules, with an average travel time of 3 hours and 26 minutes. Tickets on BoltBus average about $22.
Greyhound offers 6 daily schedules, with an average travel time of 4 hours and 55 minutes. Tickets on Greyhound average about $23.
What is the best way to travel to Seattle from Portland?
Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to get from Portland to Seattle, with tickets averaging about $20. (Amtrak tickets for this route)[/train/us-or/portland/us-wa/seattle/] cost about $28, so you’ll have to pay a little bit more. Travel time is pretty comparable between the two, with each taking around 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get to Seattle from Portland, with nonstop trips taking less than an hour. However, tickets typically start at more than $115, so you can expect to pay far more than bus and train alternatives.
Is it more expensive to visit Seattle or Portland?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Portland to Seattle 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep 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 Seattle?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.58 was the low point for bus fares from Portland to Seattle. Buses from Seattle to Portland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.58 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. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $6.10 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 145 miles (233 kilometers) from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.
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, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Portland?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Portland to Seattle, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Portland to Seattle 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 Oregon to Washington without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portland to Seattle; ticket prices start at $27.00.
What bus companies travel from Portland to Seattle?
Where does the bus leave from in Portland?
Buses to Seattle leave from multiple locations in Portland, Oregon. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- Greyhound Sta
- Lloyd Center
- Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Seattle?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Seattle, Washington:
- Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way
- 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St
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