Travel from PDX to Portland

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PDX airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at PDX Portland Intl. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at PDX and take you all the way to Portland. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at PDX, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
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Public Transit from PDX airport

It's very common to take public transportation from PDX to Portland.

Starting at PDX, you can hop on at Portland Airport and ride all the way to Northwest Davis Street, Skidmore Fountain.

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Drive from PDX airport

It's 6 miles between PDX to Portland. On a typical day, it might take between 8min and 9min from PDX to Portland under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Portland by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from PDX to Portland?

The are 5 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from PDX to Portland. Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from PDX to Portland?

Heading to Portland? There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from PDX to Portland in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at PDX. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff. Our advice is once you pickup your bags, order your rideshare then. While you walk to the pickup point at PDX, Portland Intl, Portland, United States, your rideshare will be meeting you there, bumping you up in the queue. If you're arriving at peak rideshare hours (during commute hours or weekend evenings), you may experience surge pricing.

What's the cheapest way from PDX to Portland?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from PDX to Portland is by public transit. The public transit costs $2 roughly and will take 14 minutes.

Does the TriMet pick up at the airport?

Yes, TriMet picks up at the airport. TriMet will take you to the Northwest Davis Street stop in Portland. The train takes 14 minutes and costs roughly $2. You can take the train from the PDX Portland airport to the Northwest Davis Street.

Additionally, TriMet runs between 4:56 AM and 10:00 PM from PDX to Portland, with the last train leaving PDX at 9:26 PM or depending on the day of the week. Trains depart PDX every 55 minutes or so. Transportation and availability to PDX Portland is subject to holiday and special events and is subject to change.

How much is Lyft or Uber from PDX Portland to Portland?

Lyft or Uber operate out of PDX Portland. The airport is working directly with Lyft or Uber to manage the pickup process at PDX. Once picked up or the trip should take 11min and will cost roughly $8.

How long does it take from PDX to Portland by car?

The total distance between PDX and Portland is 6 miles and will take you about 8 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

PDX to Portland Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $2
Fastest Way Rideshare — 11min
Eco-Friendly Way Public Transit — 1 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — rideshare, shuttle, public transit, tram and by car
Distance 6 miles
Travel Companies TriMet, Lyft, Uber

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