There are 43.73 miles from Portland to Salem in southwest direction and 47 miles (75.64 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 S route.
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Portland and Salem are 52 minutes 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 (PDT). Current time in both locations is 7:41 pm.
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Gas Consumption and Emissions
A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 1.89 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 $6.
During the route, an average car will release 37.11 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.
Average USA gas price used for calculation is $3.17 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on September 26, 2021.
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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 45.224545 and -122.813606, or 45º 13″ 28.362″ N, 122º 48″ 48.9816″ W. This location is 23.58 miles away from Portland, OR and Salem, OR and it would take approximately 26 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.
Closest City or Town to Halfway Point
The closest town to the halfway point is Donald, OR, situated 26 miles from Portland, OR and 26 miles from Salem, OR. It would take 32 minutes to go from Portland to Donald and 32 minutes to go from Salem to Donald.
Weather in Portland and Salem
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