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How to get to Downtown Portland in Portland by Bus or Light Rail?

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Directions to Downtown Portland (Portland) with public transportation

The following transit lines have routes that pass near Downtown Portland

Bus stations near Downtown Portland in Portland

Station Name Distance
SW 6th & Alder (North) 2 min walk
Sw 6th & Washington 3 min walk
Sw 5th & Alder 3 min walk
Sw 6th & Stark 3 min walk
SW Washington & 9th (West) 3 min walk
Sw 5th & Morrison 4 min walk
SW 6th & Yamhill (North) 4 min walk
SW 6th & Oak 4 min walk

Light Rail stations near Downtown Portland in Portland

Station Name Distance
Pioneer Square North 2 min walk
Pioneer Courthouse/Sw 6th Avenue 3 min walk
Pioneer Place/Sw 5th Avenue 5 min walk

Cable Car stations near Downtown Portland in Portland

Station Name Distance
SW 10th & Alder (North) 4 min walk

Bus lines to Downtown Portland in Portland

Line Name Direction
8 NE Dekum & M L King (West)
9 NE 10th & Hood (East)
17 SW 6th & Alder (North)
35 University Of Portland
36 SW 6th & W Burnside (North)
44 St Johns
54 SW Broadway & W Burnside (North)
56 Washington Square Transit Center (North)
164 Fisher's Landing Transit Center
105 Salmon Creek Park & Ride
134 SW 5th & Hall Sb
2 NW 6th & Flanders (North)
4 SW Jefferson & 5th (West)
30 30e Estacada Express
99 Portland
15 NW Yeon & 44th
51 SW Council Crest & Tualatin (West)
1 Vermont Shattuck Loop
12 Tigard Tc
94 SW Pine & 2nd (North)
19 Gateway Tc
16 Gillihan Rd & Sauvie Island (North)

Questions & Answers

  • Under the Covid-19 restrictions, is it possible to get to Downtown Portland in Portland with public transit?

    There are traveling restrictions on public transit in Portland due to Covid-19. It may affect schedules and lines relevant to your trip to Downtown Portland in Portland.

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  • What are the closest stations to Downtown Portland?

    The closest stations to Downtown Portland are:

    • SW 6th & Alder (North) is 114 yards away, 2 min walk.
    • Pioneer Square North is 116 yards away, 2 min walk.
    • Sw 6th & Washington is 155 yards away, 3 min walk.
    • Sw 5th & Alder is 200 yards away, 3 min walk.
    • Sw 6th & Stark is 213 yards away, 3 min walk.
    • Pioneer Courthouse/Sw 6th Avenue is 230 yards away, 3 min walk.
    • SW Washington & 9th (West) is 240 yards away, 3 min walk.
    • Sw 5th & Morrison is 262 yards away, 4 min walk.
    • SW 10th & Alder (North) is 264 yards away, 4 min walk.
    • SW 6th & Yamhill (North) is 271 yards away, 4 min walk.
    • SW 6th & Oak is 294 yards away, 4 min walk.
    • Pioneer Place/Sw 5th Avenue is 336 yards away, 5 min walk.
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  • Which Bus lines stop near Downtown Portland?

    These Bus lines stop near Downtown Portland: 15, 20, 4, 54, 56, 9.

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  • Which Light Rail lines stop near Downtown Portland?

    These Light Rail lines stop near Downtown Portland: BLUE, RED.

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Downtown Portland, Portland
Downtown Portland, Portland Downtown Portland is the city center of Portland, Oregon, United States. It is on the west bank of the Willamette River in the northeastern corner of the southwest section of the city and where most of the city's high-rise buildings are found. The downtown neighborhood extends west from the Willamette to Interstate 405 and south from Burnside Street to just south of the Portland State University campus (also bounded by I-405), except for a part of northeastern portion north of SW Harvey Milk Street and east of SW 3rd Ave that belongs to the Old Town Chinatown neighborhood. High-density business and residential districts near downtown include the Lloyd District, across the river from the northern part of downtown, and the South Waterfront area, just south of downtown in the South Portland neighborhood. Portland's downtown features narrow streets—64 feet (20 m) wide—and square, compact blocks 200 feet (61 m) on a side, to create more corner lots that were expected to be more valuable. The small blocks also made downtown Portland pleasant to walk through. The 264-foot (80 m) long combined blocks divide one mile (1.6 km) of road into exactly 20 separate blocks. By comparison, Seattle's blocks are 240 by 320 feet (73 m × 98 m), and Manhattan's east–west streets are divided into blocks that are from 600–800 feet (183–244 m) long.
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