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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Portland?

Lowest Price$73.00
Fastest Train11h 25m
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Washington DC-Portland Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Washington 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 train 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, train 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Washington DC to Portland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Washington DC to Portland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Portland?

In the last month, $81.33 was the average price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Portland, ME. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $110.95 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Portland?

The distance between Washington DC and Portland is approximately 481 miles, or 774 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Washington DC to Portland are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Washington DC at 4:00am and arrives in Portland around 11 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Washington DC to Portland?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Washington DC. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Washington DC to Portland for $104.00.

What train services are there from Washington DC to Portland?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Washington DC to Portland. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 3h 19m$101.23

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

There is one train station in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Portland?

Portland has one train station:

  • 100 Thompsons Pt Rd

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