There are many alternatives to get to the city center from Portland International Airport. At the airport, there are many private companies carrying passengers to the different parts of the city by different transportation options and systems. You can find out more about all the options you can use to reach the city center from the airport by applying to the ‘Ground Transportation’ desk and you can pick the most suitable alternative for your convenience.
The most common means of transportation used by the foreigners from abroad are taxi, tram and hotel shuttle services; however, you can also benefit from shuttle buses at the airport or you can rent a car.
You can see the taxi rank at the downstairs exit of the luggage delivery area. It takes about 20 minutes to go from the airport to the city center by taxi. The taxi fare to reach the city center is about 25-30 dollars. Taxis provide service as minivans as well as standard cars.
There are lots of private shuttle companies at the airport. You can easily arrive at the different points of the city by picking different transportation options. You can choose the option that best suits your needs by finding out about the routes, times and fares. It may take some time to find the best shuttle company, but the shuttle services are very comfortable and they provide a door-to-door service.
At the airport, there are communication points of the reliable international car rental companies. You can get to the city center in about 20 minutes by driving through the I-84 E highway. You can also rent a car with a driver.
The tram station is only 50 meters away from the luggage delivery area. You can easily reach the city center by taking the Max. Red Line tram.
Many hotels in Portland also offer airport shuttle services. This service can be a little more costly than the taxi fare; however, the shuttle waits out for you, you are welcomed at the luggage delivery area and you can enjoy going to your hotel without losing any time. If you want to take the advantage of the airport shuttle service, you should book your seat in advance.