Airport and Travel


Portland International Airport, nine miles northeast of downtown Portland, is consistently rated one of the best airports in the U.S. Free wi-fi, an easy light rail trip into downtown, and plenty of fine food and craft beer and spirits options will smooth your arrival and departure.

Getting to and from the airport:

  • MAX light rail Red Line – 38 minutes to downtown, $2.50 adult ticket, buy tickets at machines near south baggage claim area. For complete schedules and more information, visit
  • Taxi – 20-40 minutes, $35 before gratuity
  • Uber and Lyft both operate in Portland
  • Shuttles – Blue Star runs the Downtown Airport Express every 30 minutes, $14 one-way ($24 round-trip)

For more information about the Portland International Airport and things to do, see and eat in Portland, check out

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