The easy way through the Gorge!

Skip the parking hassle and let us do the driving! The Columbia Gorge Express bus is an affordable and convenient option for traveling between Portland and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.


  • Winter weather service alerts

    Severe winter weather is forecast in the Columbia River Gorge from February 22 - 28. This may result in disruptions or cancellations of Columbia Gorge Express service as safety is our top priority. … more

  • Friday 2/15: Regular service resumed

    Weather conditions in the Columbia Gorge have improved for now, so the Columbia Gorge Express is running on its regular winter schedule. With safety as our top priority, we will monitor conditions … more

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 Carroll Cottingham by phone at 503-986-3169 or email at 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").