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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls by tram, bus, taxi or car

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Tram, bus  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the tram from Rose Quarter TC 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  •  34 min

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

3 alternative options

Tram, bus via NW 6th & Davis station  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the tram from NW 6th & Davis station to Gateway/NE 99th Ave TC station MAX Green Line
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls Columbia Gorge Express

Line 19 bus, bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the line 19 bus from W Burnside & SW 6th to NE Pacific St & The Oregon Clinic 19
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls Columbia Gorge Express

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Multnomah Falls 29.7 miles

Portland to Multnomah Falls by tram and bus

The journey time between Portland and Multnomah Falls is around 1h 51m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Portland TriMet and CAT, the Portland to Multnomah Falls service departs from Rose Quarter TC station and arrives in Multnomah Falls. Typically 54 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

54 Weekly Services
1h 51m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 34 min.

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The fastest way to get from Portland to Multnomah Falls is to taxi which takes 34 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 5m.

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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 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 51m 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 CAT, arrive at Multnomah Falls station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Multnomah Falls is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Portland to Multnomah Falls.

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There are 30+ 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 51m

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Multnomah Falls via NE Pacific St & The Oregon Clinic and Gateway Transit Center in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Tram from Rose Quarter TC station to Gateway/NE 99th Ave TC station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Portland TriMet
Youth, Seniors and Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Tram from NW 6th & Davis station to Gateway/NE 99th Ave TC station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Portland TriMet
Youth, Seniors and Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
CAT
Phone
+1 541-386-4202
Email
info@ridecatbus.org
Website
ridecatbus.org
Bus from Gateway Transit Center to Multnomah Falls
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
CAT
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Bus from W Burnside & SW 6th to NE Pacific St & The Oregon Clinic
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Portland TriMet
Youth, Seniors and Disabled
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Portland to Multnomah Falls
Ave. Duration
34 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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