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Bus Portland to Tacoma: Trip Overview

Bus Portland to Tacoma: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$27
Average bus trip duration2h 50m
Number of daily buses3
Earliest bus departure7:00 AM
Distance119 miles (191 km)
Latest bus departure11:30 PM

See what travelers are saying about the trip from Portland to Tacoma

3.1 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Portland to Tacoma

Ratings and Reviews (7)

For some reason, whether it is bus or train, I always get tired between exit mile markers 40 and 95. Give or take some. (Or car).

Kenneth C.

May 5, 2021
Heather not work. Too cold.

Tongtavee M.

December 26, 2019
Good job good price thanks

Noel J.

November 27, 2019
Comfy, safe

Kyesha C.

February 17, 2019

Portland to Tacoma Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses3
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:00AM - 11:30PM
Minimum Price$20
Average Ticket Price$27
Minimum Trip Duration2h30m
Average Bus Trip Duration2h50m
Distance119 miles (191 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, Greyhound
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Portland - Tacoma

The average bus ticket price from Portland to Tacoma is $27. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Portland to Tacoma is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between Portland and Tacoma is around 2h 50m, although the fastest bus will take about 2h 30m. This is the time it takes to travel the 120 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Portland to Tacoma can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 3 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Portland to Tacoma by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Portland to Tacoma, you can travel comfortably and safely with FlixBus, Greyhound.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Portland to Tacoma was searched and found on Dec 1, 2023 with a price of $20

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Portland to Tacoma, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $20 to $27 for a bus ticket from Portland to Tacoma based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $20 which is on 2023-12-03.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Portland and Tacoma!

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Portland to Tacoma, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Portland to Tacoma will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Portland to Tacoma, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

What's the cheapest way to go from Portland to Tacoma?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time2h 50mAvg Price$27Daily Departures3
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time2h 31mAvg Price$35Daily Departures4

The best way to travel between Portland and Tacoma is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $27 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $27. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Tacoma, choose the bus, as it will take you from Portland to Tacoma in about 2h 31m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Portland by bus?

Bus from Tacoma to Portland

You can also go to Tacoma by train

Train from Portland to Tacoma

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