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The journey from Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train is 43.7 mi and takes 1 h 15 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:41am and the last at 8:40pm. It is possible to travel from Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train for as little as $15.39 or as much as $275.85. The best price for this journey is $15.39.

Best Price $15.39
Journey Duration 1 h 15 min
Connection per Day 1
Lowest Price $15.39
Highest Price $275.85
First Departure 7:41am
Last Departure 8:40pm
Distance 43.7 mi
Departure Salem, OR
Arrival Portland, OR
Carriers AMTRAKT, Amtrak,

Salem, OR to Portland, OR Train Times

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Departure date
Sunday,Oct 01 2023
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Quick and easy travel from Salem, OR to Portland, OR with Virail

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 Salem, OR to Portland, OR. 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 much does it cost to get from Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Salem, OR to Portland, OR. On average, though, you'll pay about $23.94 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $15.65, 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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Cheap tickets from Salem, OR to Portland, OR
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Salem, OR to Portland, OR.

Book in advance and save

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

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

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

The cheapest Salem, OR - Portland, OR train tickets can be found for as low as $15 if you’re lucky, or $18 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $23.

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

When travelling to Portland, 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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Amtrak, formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a U.S. government-owned entity that delivers intercity passenger train services across the country. Operating over 300 trains daily, Amtrak connects more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. Its services include a variety of routes, from short-distance commuter lines to extended journeys featuring sleeper car accommodations.

Ticket types and facilities from Salem, OR to Portland, OR

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Amtrak when traveling from Salem, OR to Portland, OR.

Coach

Coach Class passengers enjoy reclining seats with plenty of legroom and fold-down tray tables, along with outlets for electronic devices. They also have access to the Cafe car for food and beverages, along with carry-on baggage service and, on some routes, checked baggage service.

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First Class

On Acela trains, First Class passengers enjoy all the benefits of Business Class with further enhancements. The seats are adjustable leather with extra space for comfort. There is also a complimentary meal service delivered directly to the passengers' seats. First Class travelers have access to ClubAcela lounges at select stations.

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Business

Stepping up to Business Class, passengers receive all the amenities of Coach Class plus additional legroom and complimentary non-alcoholic drinks. They also gain access to lounges at select stations for a more relaxed wait before boarding.

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Services on board Amtrak from Salem, OR to Portland, OR
Compare services on board when travelling from Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train.
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Salem, OR to Portland, OR CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
1.8kg
Bus
12.1kg
Flight
482.3kg
Car
46.5kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR are 1.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR? By taking the train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR you will save 480.4kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 10.2kg compared to a bus and 44.7kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
A train ticket from Salem, OR to Portland, OR is $67.07. 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 $15.39.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Salem, OR to Portland, OR is $15.39. 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 Salem, OR and Portland, OR by train?
Salem, OR to Portland, OR is 43.7 mi.
How long does the train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR take?
Salem, OR to Portland, OR is on average 5 h 21 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 h 15 min.
Which companies operate from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
The train journey from Salem, OR to Portland, OR is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: AMTRAKT, Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, Inc..
How many train connections per day go from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
Salem, OR to Portland, OR has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Salem, OR to Portland, OR leave?
The earliest train from Salem, OR to Portland, OR departs at 7:41am. 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 Salem, OR to Portland, OR depart?
The latest train from Salem, OR to Portland, OR departs at 8:40pm. 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 Salem, OR to Portland, 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 $15.39 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.
From which stations can I leave from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Salem, OR to go to Portland, OR. You can go from Salem, Or and Salem Railroad Station and you can arrive at Portland, Or, Portland, Or - Union Station and Union Station.
How many direct connections depart from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Salem, OR to go to Portland, OR.
What's the fastest journey time between Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR is 1 h 15 min.
Is there a direct train from Salem, OR to Portland, OR?
Yes, there is a direct train between Salem, OR and Portland, OR.
What are the CO2 emissions for Salem, OR to Portland, OR by train?
The train journey from Salem, OR to Portland, OR creates 1.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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