The easy way to Multnomah Falls!

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.

The Columbia Gorge Express will operate Friday through Sunday (and federal holidays), May 26 through Sept. 24 in 2017. 

The bus 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. 

With frequent, affordable service, your weekend trip to the Gorge just got easier!

2017 Pilot Service Operation

Dates: May 26 through Sept. 24 
Days of service: Friday through Sunday (plus federal holidays) 
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

Columbia Gorge Express service area map

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ODOT's Title VI Statement:

"No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discriminiation under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." 

For additional information regarding Civil Rights, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), contact Sherrin Coleman by phone at 503-986-3169 or email at Sherrin.K.Coleman@odot.state.or.us. For more information, visit ODOT's Office of Civil Rights website here

All Columbia Gorge Express buses are lift-equipped and will be able to accommodate, at a minimum, all occupied wheelchairs weighing up to 600 pounds and measuring 30 inches in width and 48 inches in length (formerly known as a "common wheelchair").