Transportation

These trusted partners will get you to, from and in between Columbia Gorge cities and landmarks.

Columbia Gorge express

"The Columbia Gorge Express is a convenient, reliable and fun way to travel between Portland and some of the best the Gorge has to offer, including iconic Multnomah Falls." In 2018, the Columbia Gorge Express will serve:

  • Gateway Transit Center in Portland
  • Rooster Rock State Park, OR
  • Multnomah Falls, OR
  • Cascade Locks, OR
  • Hood River, OR

Columbia Area Transit (CAT)

"Columbia Area Transit provides accessible, quality transportation to the residents of Hood River County and the surrounding Columbia Gorge area." Bike friendly. Serving:

  • Portland, OR
  • Cascade Locks, OR
  • Hood River, OR
  • The Dalles, OR
  • Parkdale, OR
  • Odell, OR

Gray Line

"Gray Line is the largest provider of sightseeing tours on the planet." In 2018, they will serve:

  • Crown Point, OR
  • Latourell Falls, OR
  • Multnomah Falls, OR
  • Bonneville Dam, OR
  • Cascade Locks, OR
  • Hood River, OR
  • Mount Hood, OR

West End Transit (WET) & dOG mOUNTAIN SHUTTLE

Washington shuttle with bike racks serving:

  • Vancouver, WA
  • Cape Horn Trail, WA
  • Skamania, WA
  • North Bonneville, WA
  • Stevenson, WA
  • Carson, WA
  • Dog Mountain Trailhead, WA (shuttle info)

Greyhound bus

American passenger bus provider serving:

  • Portland, OR
  • Hood River, OR
  • The Dalles, OR

TriMET

Portland transit includes bus, light rail and commuter rail, which is all bike friendly. Serving:

  • Portland, OR
  • Gresham, OR
  • Beaverton, OR

Amtrak

America's intercity passenger rail. Folding bikes only are allowed between Portland and Bingen. To get between Bingen and Hood River, you can call Hood River Taxi or walk to the Hood River Bridge and hitch a ride across (socially acceptable). The Empire Builder line serves:

  • Portland, OR
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Bingen, WA
  • continued service to Glacier National Park and Chicago