There are 11 ways via 4 modes from Tacoma to Salem - train, flight, bus or driving option. The cheapest train costs $45. There are 2 train routes - Coast Starlight, Amtrak Cascades - to Salem from Tacoma.
TAC to SLM
SEA to PDX
Seattle to Albany
SEA to EUG
TUK to SLM
Seattle to Corvallis
TAC to ALY
Seattle to Portland
LKE to PDX
OLW to SLM
Tacoma to Salem
What is the best way to travel from Tacoma to Salem?
There are 4 ways to travel from Tacoma to Salem. 4 trains, 3 flights, 3 buses and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The driving option from Tacoma to Salem is the cheapest and fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from TAC to SLM is the most convenient.
It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!
Do you recommend the bus or the train between Tacoma and Salem?
There is only one bus company, BoltBus, with routes running from Tacoma to Salem. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Tacoma to Salem. But, because the flight only takes 45min and costs $80, we recommend the flight. Although, the prices for flights vary drastically more so than buses or trains, so as you get closer to your date of travel, the likelihood of finding a cheap flight gets smaller.
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Tacoma airports, bus, and train stations
TAC Tacoma Amtrak Tacoma
SEA Seattle Tacoma Intl Seattle
TUK Tukwila Amtrak Renton
OLW Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station Olympia
Salem airports, bus, and train stations
SLM Salem Amtrak Salem
PDX Portland Intl Portland
EUG Mahlon Sweet Fld Eugene
ALY Albany Amtrak Albany
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