The Columbia Gorge Express is a convenient, reliable and fun way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls. Linking Gateway Transit Center with Multnomah Falls and Rooster Rock State Park, the Columbia Gorge Express bus provides a relaxing option for accessing some of the best the Gorge has to offer.
In 2016, pilot bus service runs Friday through Sunday (and federal holidays) from May 27 through September 25. The Columbia Gorge Express departs Gateway Transit Center 12 times each day with round trip service to Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls. Driving in the Gorge but want to avoid the parking hassle at Multnomah Falls? Additional buses to Multnomah Falls depart Rooster Rock regularly, and parking is free at Rooster Rock for Columbia Gorge Express riders.
With frequent, affordable service, your weekend trip to the Gorge just got easier.
Days of service: Friday through Sunday (plus federal holidays), May 27 to Sept. 25
Stops served: Gateway Transit Center, Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls
Departures from Gateway Transit Center: 12 per day
Departures from Rooster Rock State Park: Every 15-45 minutes
This is a new service. If you experience problems with online payment, please pay the driver by credit card when you board.
Have you ridden the Columbia Gorge Express this summer? The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) wants your feedback! Take the short online survey now through Aug. 31, 2016.
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