Travel from LAJ to PDX

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$207 | 1d 5h 55min Bus$207 | 1d 5h 55min Bus166 lb of CO2
  1. Train$314
    1d 14h 52min · 424 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$208
    1d 5h 57min · 166 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 50min · 214 lb of CO2

LAJ to PDX Trains

train tickets from La Junta to Portland

$314 · 1d 14h 52min
AmtrakAmtrak LAJ train to PDX
Train Tickets
About $314
Travel Duration
1d 14h 52min
La Junta - LAJ
Amtrak from LAJ to LAXAmtrak · 19h 53minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to PDXAmtrak · 18h 58minCoast Starlight
Portland - PDX

train tickets from La Junta to Vancouver

$315 · 1d 15h 1min
AmtrakAmtrak LAJ train to VAN
Train Tickets
About $315
Travel Duration
1d 15h 1min
La Junta - LAJ
Amtrak from LAJ to LAXAmtrak · 19h 53minSouthwest Chief
Los Angeles - LAX
Amtrak from LAX to VANAmtrak · 19h 8minCoast Starlight
Vancouver - VAN

LAJ to PDX Buses

bus tickets from Rocky Ford to Portland

$208 · 1d 5h 57min
Various bus companies
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 5h 57min

bus tickets from Rocky Ford to Beaverton

$208 · 1d 6h 4min
Various bus companies
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 6h 4min

bus tickets from Rocky Ford to Woodburn

$207 · 1d 5h 55min
Various bus companies
About $207
Travel Duration
1d 5h 55min

Drive from LAJ to PDX

Driving from LAJ to PDX

$150 · 18h 50min

It's 1111 miles between LAJ to PDX. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 50min and 19h 47min from LAJ to PDX under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 43min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to PDX by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

Our recommendation to PDX

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from LAJ to PDX?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

LAJ to PDX OR - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LAJ to PDX. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to PDX is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LAJ/PDX buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from LAJ is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between LAJ CO and PDX during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from LAJ to PDX? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of PDX traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to PDX is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from LAJ to PDX?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from LAJ to PDX is by bus. The bus costs $207 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 55 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from LAJ to PDX?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between LAJ area and PDX, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 14 hours 52 minutes. We recommend catching the train at LAJ La Junta Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from LAJ. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at LAX Los Angeles.

How long does it take from LAJ to PDX by car?

The total distance between LAJ and PDX is 1111 miles and will take you about 18 hours 50 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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