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Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train

The journey from Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train is 43.8 mi and takes 1 hr 10 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:10 AM and the last at 9:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train for as little as $15.23 or as much as $37.98. The best price for this journey is $15.23.

Lowest Price$15.23
Journey Duration1 hr 10 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$15.23
Highest Price$37.98
First Departure10:10 AM
Last Departure9:55 PM
Distance43.8 mi
DeparturePortland, OR
ArrivalSalem, OR
CarriersAmtrak

Portland, OR to Salem, OR Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?

The cheapest train tickets from Portland, OR to Salem, OR cost $15.23. On average, you can expect to spend around $27.96 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 Salem, OR.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Portland, OR to Salem, OR. On average, though, you'll pay about $27.96 for a train ticket. 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.

How long does the journey from Portland, OR to Salem, OR take by train?

The distance between Portland, OR and Salem, OR is approximately 43.8 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 10 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Portland, OR and Salem, OR is around 43.8 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 hr 10 min. However, the fastest routes between Portland, OR and Salem, OR take 1 hr 10 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Portland, OR at 10:10 AM, and the last departure will leave at 9:55 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Portland, OR to Salem, OR can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Portland, OR to Salem, OR leaves at 10:10 AM, while the last journey sets out at 9:55 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Portland, OR and Salem, OR. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

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

In Portland, OR, departure stations include Portland, Union Station. When you arrive in Salem, OR, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Salem OR - Amtrak Station (SLM),Salem, Chemeketa / Liberty. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?

You will be able to travel from Portland, OR to Salem, OR using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 1 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Portland, OR to Salem, OR using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1 direct connections from Portland, OR to Salem, OR each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Portland, OR to Salem, OR. 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 Salem, OR
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 Salem, OR.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Portland, OR to Salem, OR, 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 Salem, OR.

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.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Portland, OR to Salem, OR

The cheapest Portland, OR - Salem, OR train tickets can be found for as low as $14.77 if you’re lucky, or $19.46 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $28.79.

Find the best day to travel to Salem, OR by train

When travelling to Salem, OR 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 Salem, OR CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.93kg
Bus
5.29kg
Flight
14.1kg
Car
11.28kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR are 4.93kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR? By taking the train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR you will save 9.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.36kg compared to a bus and 6.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?
A train ticket from Portland, OR to Salem, OR is $27.96. 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 $15.23.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Portland, OR to Salem, OR is $15.23. 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 Salem, OR by train?
Portland, OR to Salem, OR is 43.8 mi.
How long does the train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR take?
Portland, OR to Salem, OR is on average 1 hr 10 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 10 min.
How many train connections per day go from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?
Portland, OR to Salem, OR has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Portland, OR to Salem, OR leave?
The earliest train from Portland, OR to Salem, OR departs at 10:10 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 Salem, OR depart?
The latest train from Portland, OR to Salem, OR departs at 9:55 PM. 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 Salem, OR 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 $15.23 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 Salem, OR?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Portland, OR to go to Salem, OR.
What's the fastest journey time between Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR is 1 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct train from Portland, OR to Salem, OR?
Yes, there is a direct train between Portland, OR and Salem, OR.
What are the CO2 emissions for Portland, OR to Salem, OR by train?
The train journey from Portland, OR to Salem, OR creates 4.93kg of CO2 emissions.

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