New Nonstop Bus, Plane Service To Portland

City of Roses welcomes additional land, air routes
BoltBus recently launched a route between Seattle and Portland with fares as low as $1 // (c) 2012 BoltBus
BoltBus recently launched a route between Seattle and Portland with fares as low as $1 // (c) 2012 BoltBus

The Details

BoltBus
www.boltbus.com

Portland International Airport
www.portofportland.com

For travelers in the Pacific Northwest, BoltBus recently launched a route between Seattle and Portland with fares as low as $1.

The direct bus route is a curbside service, picking up passengers in downtown Seattle at Fifth Ave. South and King St., and at 647 S.W. Salmon St. in downtown Portland, with multiple departure times each day.

The buses offer comfortable leather seats, extra leg room, free Wi-Fi and power outlets. The BoltBus also offers direct service between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., an affordable option for travelers wishing to explore further in the region.

Meanwhile, two airlines recently launched direct flights into Portland International Airport from major east and west coast hubs. Virgin America began two daily nonstop flights from both Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport. Spirit Airlines has started daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth and, on Nov. 8, 2012, it will launch a daily direct flight  from San Diego.

Also, in August 2012, Alaska Airlines became the first carrier to offer daily nonstop service between Portland and Washington, D.C.’s Ronald Reagan National Airport.

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