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Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train

The journey from Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train is 403.1 mi and takes 15 hr 30 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:25 AM and the last at 6:25 AM. It is possible to travel from Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train for as little as $69.55 or as much as $105.70. The best price for this journey is $69.55.

Lowest Price$69.55
Journey Duration15 hr 30 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$69.55
Highest Price$105.70
First Departure6:25 AM
Last Departure6:25 AM
Distance403.1 mi
DeparturePortland, OR
ArrivalChico, CA
CarriersAmtrak

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Portland, OR to Chico, CA. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?

Prices will vary when you travel from Portland, OR to Chico, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $78.98 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $69.55, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $78.98 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Portland, OR to Chico, CA.

How long does it take to get from Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train?

The average journey time is 15 hr 30 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 403.1 mi from Portland, OR to Chico, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Portland, OR to Chico, CA to take longer than 15 hr 30 min. The journey between Portland, OR and Chico, CA runs for about 403.1 mi and usually takes approximately 15 hr 30 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 13 hr 25 min. If you are trying to get from Portland, OR to Chico, CA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?

The first journey of the day departs from Portland, OR at 6:25 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 6:25 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Portland, OR and Chico, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Portland, OR to Chico, CA leaving at 6:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 6:25 AM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Portland, OR to Chico, CA route?

You can depart from Portland, OR at stations such as Portland, Union Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Chico, CA at the following stations: Chico Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Portland, OR and Chico, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Portland, OR to Chico, CA take place each day?

If you want to get from Portland, OR to Chico, CA, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 1 direct journeys between Portland, OR and Chico, CA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Portland, OR to Chico, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Chico, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Chico, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Portland, OR to Chico, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Portland, OR to Chico, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Chico, CA

The cheapest Portland, OR - Chico, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to Chico, CA by train

When travelling to Chico, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Portland, OR to Chico, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
45.41kg
Bus
48.65kg
Flight
129.75kg
Car
103.8kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA are 45.41kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA? By taking the train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA you will save 84.34kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.24kg compared to a bus and 58.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?
A train ticket from Portland, OR to Chico, CA is $78.98. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $69.55.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Portland, OR to Chico, CA is $69.55. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Portland, OR and Chico, CA by train?
Portland, OR to Chico, CA is 403.1 mi.
How long does the train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA take?
Portland, OR to Chico, CA is on average 15 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 13 hr 25 min.
How many train connections per day go from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?
Portland, OR to Chico, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Portland, OR to Chico, CA leave?
The earliest train from Portland, OR to Chico, CA departs at 6:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Portland, OR to Chico, CA depart?
The latest train from Portland, OR to Chico, CA departs at 6:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Portland, OR to Chico, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $69.55 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Portland, OR to go to Chico, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA is 13 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Portland, OR to Chico, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Portland, OR and Chico, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Portland, OR to Chico, CA by train?
The train journey from Portland, OR to Chico, CA creates 45.41kg of CO2 emissions.

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