AVG TRAVEL TIME
Distance to downtown
82% less than flights
It takes 29h 57m to get from Portland to Los Angeles by train. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 18m, depending on your train details. Check Amtrak if you need to get to your destination as quickly as possible.
Amtrak will take you from Portland to Los Angeles. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $196 round-trip.
Taking a flight to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $172, making it less expensive than a train from Portland to Los Angeles and cheaper than a bus from Portland to Los Angeles.
While Los Angeles is 824.7 mi away from Portland, the distance by train is longer depending on the route. The train journey is around 29h 57m long.
Taking a train from Portland to Los Angeles has a carbon footprint of about 182lb. Flying this journey instead would increase your carbon footprint to around 988lb. The carbon footprint by bus can vary, but is around 115lb.