Transit (train, bus, streetcar)

Bus on Campus DriveOur campuses are served by TriMet, Portland Streetcar, C-TRAN, and Portland Aerial Tram.

Plan a trip on TriMet's site or with mobile apps. 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 64 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 Hill

TriMet Line 8 is frequent service. Weekdays first arrival: 5:52 a.m. Final departure: 12:10 a.m. Stop ID 5028 is OHSU Hospital. TriMet Lines 61, 64, 65, 66, 68 and C-TRAN 190 are express lines that run at AM and PM rush only.  


Streetcar at CHHSouth Waterfront

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

Portland Aerial Tram connects South Waterfront to Marquam Hill. In 2015, a new transit bridge, Tilikum Crossing, will provide several new transit options to South Waterfront.


West Campus

An OHSU shuttle runs from TriMet's Willow Creek Station to OHSU West Campus every 15 minutes 7 to 9:30am and 4 to 6:30pm. Willow Creek is served by the Blue MAX line and bus lines 52, 59 & 88.


Transit cost

Public & patient trips:

TriMet fare is $5 a day.

Streetcar Only fare is $1 for 2 hours. TriMet fare is valid on Streetcar but not vice versa.

Portland Aerial Tram fare is $4.35 roundtrip. Patient courtesy tickets 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.

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

Departments can pay for transit by submitting this form.

Park and Rides

Don't live near a transit line? Long bus ride to OHSU? Want to save money on parking? Park and rides offer a way to travel by car to a direct bus to OHSU. Parking is free 24/7.

Bus lines to OHSU with park and rides on the route

Marquam Hill:

South Waterfront (or walkable to Tram):
See these park and rides, adjacent bus routes, and more information about each parking facility (select the black P icon at top).

Park Ride Map