Transit Connections

There are a variety of transit and travel connections around the Columbia River Gorge to get you where you want to be.

Columbia Area Transit (CAT): In addition to operating the Columbia Gorge Express, CAT operates the seasonal Gorge to Mountain Express (daily winter service between Hood River and Mount Hood Meadows), local service in Hood River, and more. Get more information and view schedules on CAT’s website.  

TriMet: The Gateway/NE 99th Avenue Transit Center is served by several TriMet MAX light rail and bus lines. Use TriMet’s Trip Planner to plan your route, and find more information about connections and amenities in the Gateway/NE 99th Avenue Transit Center section of TriMet’s website


Mount Adams Transit Service (MATS): Provides bus service Monday through Friday between White Salmon (WA), Bingen (WA) and Hood River (OR). Learn more on Klickitat County’s website or download the schedule here

Gorge TransLink: An alliance of rural public transportation providers in the Mid-Columbia River Gorge area of Oregon and Washington. Visit the Gorge TransLink website to learn about transit connections in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania counties. 

Columbia Gorge Car-Free: Your one-stop shop for information on exploring the Gorge by foot, bike, bus or train. View suggested itineraries and plan your trip on