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Portland to Tacoma bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day8
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Portland to Tacoma bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Portland to Tacoma is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Portland to Tacoma were $20.62. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $20.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Portland to Tacoma?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Portland to Tacoma by bus is usually around 10:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 12:00 PM on Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

BoltBus from Portland to Tacoma has the most daily schedules

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. BoltBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Portland to Tacoma, with an average of 4 trips per day and 90 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Portland to Tacoma. Of the 8 trips there are 7 trips that are direct connections to Tacoma.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Portland to Tacoma starts at $21.00.

2 carriers offer Portland to Tacoma bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Portland to Tacoma from $1.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by BoltBus from Portland to Tacoma and you can expect on average to pay $22.34 for a BoltBus ticket to Tacoma. In Portland, BoltBus departs to Tacoma from NW Everett St btwn NW Broadway and NW 8th, In Tacoma, BoltBus arrives at Bus Terminal,

An average trip on BoltBus from Portland to Tacoma takes 2 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Tacoma in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.89 for a weekend trip to Tacoma.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
$22.34

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Portland to Tacoma from $22.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Portland to Tacoma and you can expect on average to pay $29.19 for a Greyhound ticket to Tacoma. In Portland, Greyhound departs to Tacoma from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, In Tacoma, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Portland to Tacoma takes 3 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Tacoma in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $30.99 for a weekend trip to Tacoma.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 42m
Avg. Price
$29.19

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 Tacoma 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 Tacoma at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal, 1001 Puyallup Ave are the main bus stations in Tacoma for trips arriving from Portland.
  • Bus Terminal
  • 1001 Puyallup Ave