The distance between Portland to Tacoma is 120.10 miles or 193.23 km. A train trip from Portland to Tacoma typically takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Cascades. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 32 minutes to get from Portland to Tacoma.
Getting to Tacoma from Portland by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Tacoma from Portland is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Tacoma and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.
On Friday trains from Portland to Tacoma 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.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Tacoma. On the route to Tacoma 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Tacoma, usually offering 3 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Tacoma, 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 Tacoma, which start at $1.00.
Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Portland to Tacoma start from $21.00, and on average cost $29.84. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak Cascades in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,
From Portland to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 2 hours and 32 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $34.23 for a one-way train ticket to Tacoma.
Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Portland to Tacoma start from $22.00, and on average cost $27.66. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,
From Portland to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 32 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Tacoma on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $28.39 for a one-way weekend reservation from Portland.