Transit and OHSU

Transit is a popular way to travel to OHSU. Portland's regional transit agency is TriMet. Our campuses are also served by Portland Streetcar, C-TRAN (Vancouver's transit agency), and Portland Aerial Tram.

Plan a trip via TriMet's trip planner, Google Maps, or PDX Bus smartphone app. When planning a trip, include your actual planned arrival time as express lines only appear in your trip at rush hour.

Free parking is available at TriMet Park & Rides 24/7 at 63 locations around the region.

Visit Ride.Trimet.Org to plan a trip, see routes and find a park & ride (black "p" icon).

All public transit is ADA accessible.


Marquam HillTriMet Line 8

TriMet Line 8 is frequent service. Weekdays first arrival: 5:52 a.m. Final departure: 12:10 a.m. 

TriMet Lines 61, 64, 65, 66, 68 and C-TRAN 190 are express lines that run during morning and afternoon rush only.  Stop ID 5028 is OHSU Hospital.


South WaterfrontPortland Streetcar NS Line

Portland Streetcar NS Line and TriMet lines 35 and 36 service South Waterfront. TriMet lines 1, 9, 12, 17, 19, 38, 43, 44, 45, 54, 55, 56 are accessible via the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge.

In 2015, a new transit bridge, Tilikum Crossing, opens at our Schnitzer Campus,
providing several new transit options to east Portland.

Portland Aerial Tram connects South Waterfront to Marquam Hill.



An OHSU shuttle bus runs between TriMet's Willow Creek Transit Station and OHSU West Campus at 15-minute intervals during commuter hours (7:00 - 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.). Willow Creek is served by the Blue MAX line and bus lines 52, 59 and 88.



Public trips:

TriMet fare is $5 a day.

Streetcar only fare is $1 for 2 hours. TriMet fare is valid on Streetcar.

Portland Aerial Tram fare is $4 roundtrip. Patient courtesy tickets are available at clinics. See the tram page for other valid fare.


OHSU member trips: 

OHSU Badges are valid fare on Portland Streetcar and Portland Aerial Tram.

For TriMet and C-Tran, anyone with an OHSU badge is eligible for a subsidized-pass through the OHSU Transit Program, described below.

OHSU Transit Program

Anyone with an active OHSU Badge is eligible for an annual transit pass (TriMet or C-TRAN) subsidized more than 70% by OHSU off the regular retail price. Learn more here.