The driving time from Seattle, Washington to Portland, Oregon is:

2 hours, 43 minutes

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Driving time from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR

How long is the drive from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR? The total driving time is 2 hours, 43 minutes.

Your trip begins in Seattle, Washington. It ends in Portland, Oregon.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR.

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It is a short drive between Seattle and Portland. But a detour will bring you to one of the attractions not to be missed between Seattle and Portland, that is the Columbia River Gorge. The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is open year round.

Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, biking, golf, whitewater rafting, kayaking, windsurfing, kiteboarding, boating, bird watching, downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing and more.

Depending on your interest and the time of the year you are visiting you have endless options if you like outdoors activities. Indoor activities include museums, spa services, dining and shopping.

The Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area is most famous for its waterfalls. There are 77 on the Oregon side all within 15-mile distance of each other. They come in all shapes and sizes – plunge, horsetail, fan, cascade, punchbowl, block, tiers and segmented. The most magnificent is the Multnomah Falls located only 30-minutes from Portland. Check out for the scenic loop drive along the old Columbia River Highway.

Seattle, Washington

City: Seattle
State: Washington
Country: United States
Category: cities

Portland, Oregon

City: Portland
State: Oregon
Country: United States
Category: cities

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