Distance from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

Distance

173 mi

Time

3 hours 25 mins

Gas Cost

$13 - $25

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There are 144.85 miles from Portland to Seattle in north direction and 173 miles (278.42 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 route.

Portland and Seattle are 3 hours 25 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA. The halfway point is Centralia, WA.

Portland, OR and Seattle, WA are in the same time zone (Pacific Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:11 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 8.02 gallons of gas to cover the route between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Portland to Seattle is $20.54.

During the route, an average car will release 157.19 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA

If you want to meet halfway between Portland, OR and Seattle, WA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 46.741924 and -122.978111, or 46º 44' 30.9264" N, 122º 58' 41.1996" W. This location is 86.65 miles away from Portland, OR and Seattle, WA and it would take approximately 1 hour 42 mins 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 Centralia, WA, situated 90.43 miles from Portland, OR and 84.48 miles from Seattle, WA. It would take 1 hour 45 mins to go from Portland to Centralia and 1 hour 44 mins to go from Seattle to Centralia.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Renton, WA,Kent, WA,Bellevue, WA,Tacoma, WA, and Vancouver, WA.

Best Hotels In or Near Seattle, WA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Portland, OR

Planning on renting a car to go from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA? 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 Seattle

Portland

Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 51°F on Monday.

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99% Rain probability 65% Rain probability 87% Rain probability 99% Rain probability 79% Rain probability
8 223 degrees 7 188 degrees 4 98 degrees 6 190 degrees 6 205 degrees

Seattle

Light rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 47°F next Thursday.

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Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Partly cloudy day
59° 49° 51° 47° 51° 44° 56° 44° 50° 43°
100% Rain probability 72% Rain probability 97% Rain probability 99% Rain probability 90% Rain probability
11 212 degrees 11 192 degrees 6 147 degrees 8 191 degrees 6 186 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 144.85 mi 233.11 km 125.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 173 mi 278.42 km 150.33 nautical mi

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