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SEA — PDX
Jul 23 — Jul 301
1 adult
Tue 7/23

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With transfers
2h 59m
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With transfers
2h 59m
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With transfers
3h 25m
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With transfers
2h 59m
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2h 59m
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3h 25m
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Seattle to Portland train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Seattle to Portland

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$58

ONE-WAY FROM

$29

AVG TRAVEL TIME

3h 26m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Seattle to Portland found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $58
The best one-way train deal from Seattle to Portland found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $29
Average time it takes to travel by train from Seattle to Portland
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Seattle Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Seattle
Seattle Greyhound Bus StationSeattle, 47.592026, -122.32599
Seattle Ferry - Pier 69Seattle, 47.613625, -122.353004
Seattle King Street StationSeattle, 47.598446, -122.33016

Portland Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Portland
Portland Union StationPortland, 45.52899, -122.67667

Book round-trip train tickets from Seattle to Portland

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Seattle to Portland that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Aug 2
7:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
11:15 pmPortland Union Station
Aug 4
7:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
10:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 17
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
10:09 amVancouver
Aug 18
6:13 pmVancouver
3h 07m
9:20 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 14
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
10:09 amVancouver
Aug 21
6:13 pmVancouver
3h 07m
9:20 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 2
7:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
11:15 pmPortland Union Station
Aug 4
7:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
10:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 17
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
10:09 amVancouver
Aug 21
7:03 amVancouver
3h 07m
10:10 amSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Aug 5
5:40 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
9:05 pmPortland Union Station
Aug 7
6:45 amPortland Union Station
3h 25m
10:10 amSeattle King Street Station

Book one-way train tickets from Seattle to Portland

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Seattle to Portland we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Aug 17
7:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
10:49 pmVancouver
Amtrak
Aug 13
5:40 pmSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
8:39 pmVancouver
Amtrak
Aug 22
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
10:35 amPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Jul 31
8:55 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
11:54 amVancouver
Amtrak
Aug 13
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
10:09 amVancouver
Amtrak
Sep 15
7:10 amSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
10:35 amPortland Union Station

Choose the best way to get from Seattle to Portland

Buses

3h 35m
$27 one-way$56 round-trip
Nonstop · from $56

Distance to downtown

9DX0.4 mi
21lb CO2

86% less than flights

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Seattle to Portland Buses

Trains

2h 59m
$29 one-way$58 round-trip
Nonstop · from $58

Distance to downtown

VA61.4 mi
9DX0.4 mi
33lb CO2

78% less than flights

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Seattle to Portland Trains

Flights

0h 55m
$58 one-way$129 round-trip
Nonstop · from $1311 stop · from $61

Distance to downtown

PDX6.0 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Seattle to Portland

Do Amtrak trains from Seattle to Portland have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak is the national railroad company operating in the United States. The Amtrak trains from Seattle to Portland are the Amtrak Cascades and the Coast Starlight routes. In this case, the Coast Starlight trains do not offer a free Wi-Fi service onboard their train lines. On the other hand, the Amtrak Cascades trains to Portland from Seattle, operating various times per day, do have a basic complimentary Wi-Fi service on board. This internet connection allows passengers to stay connected, browse the web, use messaging applications as well as check emails. However, streaming videos or downloading large files is not possible with the free Amtrak Wi-Fi. Apart from Wi-Fi, both train routes offer a café service on board where travelers can purchase snacks or beverages of their choice. As for cabin classes, the Amtrak Cascades have the option to ride in either Coach or Business Class. An additional class, Coast Starlight, on top of Coach and Business Classes, also has rooms available on board.

What train stations are used when traveling from Seattle to Portland?

If you’re booking train tickets for Seattle to Portland trains, you will be departing from the King Street Station in southern downtown Seattle. This station has connecting lines with other city trains, as well as the Amtrak Empire Builder line heading to Chicago, IL. However, if you find yourself closer to the Seattle/Tacoma Airport, there is also a train station in Tacoma. Nonetheless, it’s a stop on both of the routes heading to Portland, the Amtrak Cascades and the Coast Starlight. As for the arrival station, trains from Seattle to Portland stop at the Portland Union Station. This Amtrak train station is just north of downtown Portland and is also the station that connects with the Empire Builder, the other Amtrak route that goes east to Chicago.

Are pets allowed on the train from Seattle to Portland?

If you wish to travel on trains to Portland from Seattle with your four-legged friend, make sure you book your train ride on the specific routes that allow pets. In this case, one of the Amtrak Cascades operating the first journey of the day does allow pets on board. The Amtrak pet allowance is for small cats or dogs. The condition is that the small cat or dog must travel in a pet carrier at all times and that this pet carrier can neither weigh over 20 lbs, including the weight of your pet, nor be larger than 19x14x10.5 inches. Since the number of pets onboard is limited, make sure to reserve a spot for your pet beforehand. The pet fee onboard Amtrak trains is approximately $26. Your pet carrier will count as one of the permitted carry-on items per passenger.

What luggage is allowed on Seattle to Portland trains?

Amtrak has a standard minimum luggage allowance on all of its trains. This minimum includes up to two small personal items and two carry-on suitcases. These suitcases can weigh no more than 50 lbs each. However, checked luggage is not always available on Amtrak trains. In this case, when traveling on Seattle to Portland trains, not only must the train route allow checked bags, but both the departure and arrival train stations must have checked bag services available. The Amtrak Cascades trains and the Coast Starlight trains all include checked luggage. Since both the Seattle King Street Station and the Portland Union Station offer checked baggage services, these passengers can have up to two checked items included in their train fare. These checked suitcases must not weigh over 50 lbs each.

How much does a train ticket from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland cost?

A ticket from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland for this week starts from $29 one-way. At $29 on average, one-way train tickets from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland are best booked early to save more on your trip.

How long is the train ride from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland?

The quickest train available from Seattle/Tacoma Intl will take 3h 25m to arrive in Portland. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 01m, depending on your train details. Look into Amtrak, they have one of the quickest options available.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland?

Currently, the price you pay to get from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland by train this week is around $29 one-way. We don’t expect to see any changes in price within the next 3 months.

Which train companies operate between Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland?

Amtrak will take you from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $58 round-trip.

How far is Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland by train?

The distance between Seattle/Tacoma Intl and Portland is about 145.2 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. The train journey is around 3h 25m long.

What is the carbon footprint of a train from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland?

Taking a train from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Portland has a carbon footprint of about 32lb. The train has a smaller footprint by about 78% compared to flying this route (150lb). The carbon footprint by bus can vary, but is around 20lb.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Seattle to Portland?

The quickest way is to book a flight from Seattle to Portland, which can be as quick as 0h 52m onboard Alaska Airlines. You can also get a train from Seattle to Portland, or a bus from Seattle to Portland which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Seattle to Portland?

Planning to book a bus from Seattle to Portland can be a safe bet when looking for a low-cost deal to your destination. Currently, a flight and a train are priced higher than the cost of a bus. You can search prices for a flight from Seattle starting at $129 to Portland or a train from Seattle to Portland starting at $58 if that is your preferred method of transportation.


Amtrak trains from Seattle to Portland

Our best Amtrak deals on Seattle to Portland train tickets
Amtrak
Aug 2
EA97:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
9DX11:15 pmPortland Union Station
Aug 4
9DX7:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
EA910:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 26
EA97:10 amSeattle King Street Station
2h 59m
VA610:09 amVancouver
Jul 27
VA67:43 pmVancouver
3h 07m
EA910:50 pmSeattle King Street Station

Popular train routes to Portland

Most frequently searched train routes to Portland, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Portland from Los Angeles
Fastest travel time29h 22m
Cheapest price$213
Trains to Portland from San Jose
Fastest travel time19h 42m
Cheapest price$221
Trains to Portland from Chicago
Fastest travel time46h 12m
Cheapest price$317

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Cheapest price$42
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Fastest travel time2h 00m
Cheapest price$38
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Fastest travel time45h 50m
Cheapest price$242
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Fastest travel time16h 41m
Cheapest price$152

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