The distance between Salt Lake City to Portland is 635.10 miles or 1021.84 km. A train trip from Salt Lake City to Portland typically takes 41 hours and 2 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 41 hours and 2 minutes to get from Salt Lake City to Portland.
Going from Salt Lake City to Portland by train takes over 41 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 Monday trains from Salt Lake City 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Salt Lake City to Portland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Salt Lake City to Portland, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Salt Lake City to Portland, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Salt Lake City to Portland, which start at $109.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Salt Lake City to Portland start from $141.00, and on average cost $168.39. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Salt Lake City leaves from 340 S 600 W, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,
From Salt Lake City to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 41 hours and 2 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Portland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $170.23 for a one-way weekend reservation from Salt Lake City.