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Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 20th Biennial ConferenceEstuaries and Coasts in a Changing World1-5 November 2009, Portland, Oregon, USA

Shuttles & Taxis

Ground Transportation Center at Portland International Airport

The pickup area for taxis, town cars, long-haul shuttles, hotel vans and parking lot shuttle buses is located in the center section of the airport terminal's lower roadway on the baggage claim and departure level. Airport shuttles, off-airport rental car shuttles and reserved vehicles are found in the section of the lower roadway closest to the garage. Most transportation providers serve downtown Portland, which is approximately nine miles and 25-40 minutes from Portland International Airport.

Airport Shuttle Service

Blue Star Airport Express, phone: 503-493-7278, has service from the Portland International Airport to the Portland Convention Center area. Exit the airport terminal from baggage claim and go to the second concrete island information booth and ask for the Blue Star Airport Express. The fare is $14 one way and $24 round trip. Service is every half-hour from 8:00am – midnight.

Portland Light Rail System (MAX)

The Max fare is currently $2.30 from Portland International Airport to the Lloyd Center/Oregon Convention Center and Downtown areas. The duration of the ride is 38 minutes and it runs regularly from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Free transportation on the MAX light rail and sleek, European-style streetcars is available in the “Fareless Square,” which includes the downtown and convention center areas.

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