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There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls by tram, bus, taxi or car

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Tram, bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the tram from Old Town/Chinatown station to Gateway/NE 99th Ave TC station MAX Blue Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls Columbia Gorge Express

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portland to Multnomah Falls 29.7 miles

$80 - $100

2 alternative options

Line 19 bus, bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the line 19 bus from W Burnside & SW 6th to Gateway TC 19
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls Columbia Gorge Express

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Multnomah Falls 29.7 miles

$2 - $5

Portland → Multnomah Falls
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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The fastest way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $80 - $100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Multnomah Falls. However, there are services departing from W Burnside & SW 6th and arriving at Multnomah Falls via Gateway Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Portland and Multnomah Falls is 28 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls without a car is to tram and bus which takes 1h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls, including transfers.

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Portland to Multnomah Falls bus services, operated by Portland TriMet, depart from W Burnside & SW 6th station.

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Portland to Multnomah Falls bus services, operated by Columbia Area Transit, arrive at Multnomah Falls station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Multnomah Falls is 30 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Portland to Multnomah Falls.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Multnomah Falls. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls.
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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Multnomah Falls, OR, USA?

You can take a bus from Portland to Multnomah Falls via Gateway Transit Center and Multnomah Falls in around 2h 7m.

Train operators
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Tram from Old Town/Chinatown station to Gateway/NE 99th Ave TC station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Bus operators
Columbia Area Transit
Website
ridecatbus.org
Bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ridecatbus.org
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Bus from W Burnside & SW 6th to Gateway TC
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
trimet.org
Other operators
Taxi from Portland to Multnomah Falls
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Radio Cab
Phone
+1 503-227-1212
Website
radiocab.net
Portland Taxi
Phone
+1 503-256-5400
Website
portlandtaxi.net

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