Portland, Oregon is located in the Pacific Northwest region of North America near the border of Washington State. Getting to Portland is easy by air, train, bus, or car.
Getting to Portland
Portland International Airport (PDX) is serviced by most major North American carriers, and by many international carriers through connections with domestic partner airlines.
Amtrak Cascades offers direct service to Portland's Union Station from Vancouver, BC, Seattle, WA, and Eugene, OR. The Coast Starlight offers service from cities in California, with connecting lines for travel from cities across North America. Amtrak's Empire Builder has direct service to Portand's Union Station from Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul-Minneapolis, and Spokane.
Greyhound Bus Lines provides service to the downtown Portland station.
If you are driving to the Lewis & Clark campus, you can find directions here.
Getting around in Portland
Within the Portland metropolitan area, there are three public transit options, all operated by TriMet:
Buses serve downtown Portland and the surrounding regions. You can find a complete list of routes and schedules at TriMet. It is possible (although circuitous and time-consuming) to take buses to and from the Lewis & Clark campus to downtown Portland on weekdays, via bus # 39.
The MAX light rail operates thoughout the metropolitan region. The Red Line runs between the airport and downtown. To get to Lewis & Clark from the airport via public transit, take the Red Line to downtown Portland and get off at the stop at Pioneer Courthouse Square. You can then board a bus that serves SW Portland that will enable you to transfer to bus route #39. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from downtown to the Lewis & Clark campus.
The street car operates within the downtown Portland area.
There are multiple taxi providers operating within Portland. You can find their phone numbers on this website.