Cheap Portland to Salem  train tickets

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How much are Portland to Salem train tickets?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest1h 4m
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Overall score for Portland to Salem
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak Cascades
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Cascades report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Ruben
4.0
June 3, 2019Business
Pros
The trip was expected to be on public transportation by bus and turned it to be on Amtrak train I was surprised and very happy to see you that and check would make the switch.
Cons
Stuff could be challenging to find at times. When searching for stacks and traveler had to ask other Travelers because of lack of staffing.
Tips
Be sure to have a ticket ready when a boarding Amtrak.

How to find cheap train tickets from Portland to Salem ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portland to Salem 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 Portland to Salem was $13.12. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 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 Portland to Salem ? How far is Portland to Salem ?

The distance between Portland to Salem is 43.74 miles or 70.38 km. A train trip from Portland to Salem typically takes 1 hour and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Cascades. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 4 minutes to get from Portland to Salem.

trains from Portland to Salem average a travel time of under two hours, perfect for a day trip. That's just enough time to check your email, catch up with friends on chat and post a couple of jealousy-inducing pictures from your trip.

On Tuesday trains from Portland to Salem 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.

Amtrak Cascades has the most connections between Portland to Salem

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Salem. On the route to Salem 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Salem, usually offering one departure per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Salem, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Portland to Salem, which start at $9.00.

Portland to Salem is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Salem start from $16.00, and on average cost $16.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Salem. Amtrak in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Salem trains arrive at 500 13th St SE,

From Portland to Salem train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 4 minutes.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 6m
Avg. Price
$16.00

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Portland to Salem start from $12.00, and on average cost $14.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Salem. Amtrak Cascades in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Salem trains arrive at 500 13th St SE,

From Portland to Salem train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 1 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 4 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $14.06 for a one-way train ticket to Salem.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 5m
Avg. Price
$14.06

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Portland to Salem start from $13.00, and on average cost $16.07. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Salem. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Salem trains arrive at 500 13th St SE,

From Portland to Salem train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 1 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 4 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Salem on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $16.03 for a one-way weekend reservation from Portland.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 9m
Avg. Price
$16.07

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Portland on their way to Salem. The busiest departure station in Portland serving this route is Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Salem from Portland., The busiest departure station in Portland serving this route is 500 13th St SE.
  • 500 13th St SE