How to Reach Portland


  • By Air: Travel to Portland gets easy with the Portland International Airport (PDX). It boasts of hosting almost 227 flights daily.
  • By Train: The Amtrak connects nearby cities to Portland, USA. Trains halt at the Union Station and connect the city to places such as Eugene, Seattle, San Francisco and Chicago to name a few.
  • By Bus: It is easy to travel to and from Portland with the iconic Greyhound and its subsidiary BoltBus.


  • By MAX Light Rail: Portland’s efficient light-rail system connects the metro region to downtown area.
  • By Streetcar: USA’s first modern-day streetcar, the Portland Streetcar runs in 2 lines. One connects downtown to Pearl district and the other connects Willamette River to OMSI.  
  • By Bicycle: Portland is the Bike City of USA. With 315 miles of bikeways and the nation’s highest percentage of bike commuters, the city is definitely bicycle friendly.
  • By Bus: The TriMet is an efficient bus system which covers the city and its suburbs.
  • By Car: Portland takes pride in the fact that it can be explored without a car. However, car rentals are available.
  • On Foot: Walk around the city’s streets and discover Portland like never before.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Portland. The most preferred mode of transport in Portland is Car.

Average distance: 18.53 km Average time: 32.31 min

  • Car 77.45%
    Driving 32.87 min Walking 0.24 min Overall average time for 20.9 kms 33.11 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 5.88%
    Bus 26.67 min Waiting 5.67 min Train 3.33 min Walking 2.86 min Other 1 min Overall average time for 8.93 kms 39.53 min
  • Walking 2.94%
    Walking 30.33 min Bus 6.67 min Driving 5 min Waiting 1.67 min Overall average time for 15.72 kms 43.67 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 0.98%
    Tram 25 min Overall average time for 12.87 kms 25 min
  • Bike 6.86%
    Bike 18.71 min Overall average time for 5.51 kms 18.71 min
  • Train/Metro 2.94%
    Train 30.33 min Walking 3.33 min Driving 2.33 min Waiting 1 min Overall average time for 20.39 kms 37 min
  • Motorbike 0.98%
    Motorbike 10 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 5 kms 12 min
Route Distance Time
Vancouver to Portland 7.14 km 7 mins
West linn to Portland 11.84 km 11 mins
Tigard to Portland 11.9 km 11 mins
Tualatin to Portland 12.81 km 12 mins
Beaverton to Portland 14.27 km 14 mins
Happy valley to Portland 16.56 km 16 mins
Wilsonville to Portland 17.21 km 17 mins
Molalla to Portland 25.1 km 25 mins
Camas to Portland 31.04 km 31 mins
Hillsboro to Portland 34.8 km 34 mins
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