Cheap Chicago to Portland  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Portland train tickets?

Lowest Price$148.00
Fastest45h 55m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Portland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Portland is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Portland was $213.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $37.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Portland ? How far is Chicago to Portland ?

The distance between Chicago to Portland is 1755.44 miles or 2824.39 km. A train trip from Chicago to Portland typically takes 62 hours and 20 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 45 hours and 55 minutes to get from Chicago to Portland.

Going from Chicago to Portland by train takes over 62 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 Thursday trains from Chicago 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Portland

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. On the route to Portland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Portland, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Portland with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Portland, which start at $90.00.

Chicago to Portland is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Portland start from $173.00, and on average cost $301.34. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Chicago to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 71 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $292.53 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

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Avg. Time
2d 23h 39m
Avg. Price
$301.34

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Chicago to Portland start from $148.00, and on average cost $180.02. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Portland. Amtrak Empire Builder in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Chicago to Portland train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 45 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak Empire Builder offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $186.55 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 21h 56m
Avg. Price
$180.02

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Portland. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Portland from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave