Getting to PortlandPortland, Oregon is located in the Pacific Northwest, near the border with Washington and at the junction of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. Portland is easily accessible by air, train, and car.
Portland International Airport (PDX) is served by most major US carriers, and is a regional hub for several West coast airlines such as Alaska Airlines. There are also direct international flights to Portland from several cities in Canada, Asia, and Europe.
Ground Transportation from PDX to the Meeting Hotel
The meeting hotel (Hilton Portland and Executive Tower) is located in the heart of downtown Portland. Click here for more information on Hilton Portland hotel rates and reservations. Please note that the Hilton Portland Hotel does not operate an airport shuttle service.
The Port of Portland maintains a website with extensive information about ground transportation. Click here for the link.
Taxi Service to the Hilton Hotels:
Taxi service to the Hilton Portand is available from the airport and costs approximate $25-30.
Taking the MAX from PDX to the Hilton Hotels:
The meeting hotel (Hilton Portland and Executive Tower) and other locations in downtown Portland are easily accessible from the airport via the MAX Light Rail system. MAX Red Line trains leave the airport for the City Center approximately every 15 minutes between 5 am and midnight. If you would like to use the MAX, make sure to be aware that there is no train service after midnight. The MAX ride from PDX to the City Center takes approximately 45 minutes.
Purchase your fare before you board the train. You will need an All-Zones Pass, which is available from vending machines (debit and credit cards accepted) for $2.40. Board the MAX outside of the baggage claim area of the airport. Exit at Pioneer Square North. Walk across Pioneer Courthouse Square towards the South. The Executive Tower is located on SW 6th Avenue at Taylor Street. The Hilton Portland main building is located on SW 6th Avenue, occupying the entire block of SW Taylor Street to SW Salmon Street.
Amtrak Cascades offers direct service to Portland's Union Station from Vancouver and Seattle to the North and Eugene to the South. The Coast Starlight offers service from cities in California, and connects to cities across North America. Amtrak's Empire Builder has direct service to Portland's Union Station from Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Spokane. Union Station is located in downtown Portland with easy access to the MAX Light Rail Green and Yellow lines.
Portland is conveniently located on the Interstate-5, which runs North-South from the Canadian border in Blaine, Washington to the Mexican border in San Diego, California. From the North, Portland is located approximately 3 hours drive from Seattle and 5 hours from Vancouver, BC. From the South, Portland is about 2 hours from Eugene, 5 hours from Ashland, and 11 hours from San Francisco.
Driving directions to the Hilton Portland can be found here.
Self-parking is available at the Hilton Portland for $20/night and includes in/out priviliges.
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