Distance from Portland, OR to Salem, OR

Distance

47 mi

Time

1 hour 2 mins

Gas Cost

$3 - $7

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There are 43.73 miles from Portland to Salem in southwest direction and 47 miles (75.64 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 route.

Portland and Salem are 1 hour 2 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Portland, OR to Salem, OR. The halfway point is Donald, OR.

Portland, OR and Salem, OR are in the same time zone (Pacific Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:28 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 2.18 gallons of gas to cover the route between Portland, OR and Salem, OR.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Portland to Salem is $5.59.

During the route, an average car will release 42.78 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Portland, OR and Salem, OR

If you want to meet halfway between Portland, OR and Salem, OR or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 45.224098 and -122.813957, or 45º 13' 26.7528" N, 122º 48' 50.2452" W. This location is 23.58 miles away from Portland, OR and Salem, OR and it would take approximately 31 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Donald, OR, situated 25.54 miles from Portland, OR and 26.27 miles from Salem, OR. It would take 37 minutes to go from Portland to Donald and 36 minutes to go from Salem to Donald.


Best Hotels In or Near Salem, OR

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Portland, OR

Planning on renting a car to go from Portland, OR to Salem, OR? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Portland, OR:

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in Portland and Salem

Portland

Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 50°F next Wednesday.

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Cloudy Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day
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98% Rain probability 98% Rain probability 67% Rain probability 99% Rain probability 98% Rain probability
5 144 degrees 10 215 degrees 6 180 degrees 4 144 degrees 7 179 degrees

Salem

Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 50°F next Wednesday.

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Cloudy Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
64° 57° 60° 49° 55° 45° 56° 44° 54° 44°
97% Rain probability 98% Rain probability 54% Rain probability 99% Rain probability 99% Rain probability
6 175 degrees 11 210 degrees 7 177 degrees 5 162 degrees 8 171 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Portland, OR and Salem, OR in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 43.73 mi 70.38 km 38 nautical mi
Driving distance 47 mi 75.64 km 40.84 nautical mi

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