The distance between San Francisco to Portland is 535.81 miles or 862.09 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Portland typically takes 18 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 18 hours and 22 minutes to get from San Francisco to Portland.
Going from San Francisco to Portland by train takes over 18 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from San Francisco to Portland are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Portland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Portland, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Portland, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Francisco to Portland, which start at $75.00.
Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Portland start from $74.00, and on average cost $93.33. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,
From San Francisco to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 22 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $93.41 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.