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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Portland to Eugene?

Lowest Price$22.00
Fastest Train2h 35m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Portland to Eugene 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 Portland to Eugene?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Portland to Eugene. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, $23.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Portland, OR to Eugene, OR. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Portland to Eugene?

The distance between Portland and Eugene is approximately 104 miles, or 167 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 35 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Portland to Eugene are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Portland at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Portland to Eugene?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Portland to Eugene. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Eugene to Portland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Portland to Eugene for $22.00.

Which train should you take from Portland to Eugene?

There are 3 train lines with service from Portland, Oregon to Eugene, Oregon. Amtrak is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak26h 1m$25.49
Amtrak Cascades12h 35m$22.57
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 38m$24.82

Where is the train station in Portland?

There are two stations in Portland where you can board the train to Eugene:

  • 10470 SW Barnes Rd
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave

Where is the train station in Eugene?

Eugene receives travelers from Portland at its two active train stations:

  • UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St
  • 433 Willamette St

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Portland, OR to Eugene, OR
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Ratings (Out of 5)

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Users that traveled with Amtrak Coast Starlight report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
April 24, 2019Business
I liked the fact that the tickets are reasonably priced. and the scenery was nice. most of the time the trip was smooth.I liked the fact that the tickets are reasonably priced. and the scenery was nice. most of the time the trip was smooth.
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