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.

Spring 2019 Service

  • The Spring 2019 schedule runs from April 6 - May 23, 2019
  • Free weekend shuttle service between Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls begins May 4, 2019.

The Columbia Gorge Express serves the following stops. Click here for detailed stop information.

  • Gateway Transit Center in Portland
  • Rooster Rock State Park
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Cascade Locks
  • Hood River

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The Columbia Gorge Express starts at Gateway Transit Center in Portland, Oregon and then serves the following stope going East: Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, and Hood River along Interstate 84.


  • Spring Schedule Starts April 6

    Columbia Gorge Express will transition to our spring schedule soon! Starting on April 6, we will offer expanded service on Saturdays and Sundays, making it even more convenient for springtime travel … more

  • 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

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").