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Seattle-Portland Bus Schedule
Seattle to Portland bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||5h 0m|
|Trips per day||9|
Seattle to Portland Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a train from Seattle to Portland?
Is Seattle to Portland a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Seattle to Portland 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 Seattle to Portland?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.20 was the low point for bus fares from Seattle to Portland. Buses from Portland to Seattle are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.20 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 $6.64 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 145 miles (233 kilometers) from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours, 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?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Seattle to Portland for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Seattle to Portland, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Seattle to Portland every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Seattle to Portland; ticket prices start at $27.00.
What bus companies travel from Seattle to Portland?
Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?
Buses to Portland leave from multiple locations in Seattle, Washington. These are the 8 most popular bus stations:
- 5th Ave S and S Dearborn St
- King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
- 1660 S Columbian Way
- 702 Marion St
- 9th Ave &spring St
- 1260 Cherry St
- 325 9th St
- 1301 Madison St
Where does the bus arrive in Portland?
Buses arrive in Portland at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Portland, Oregon:
- Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
- Lloyd Center
- Greyhound Sta
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