2019 Travel Information

Downtown Portland from the lab

Room Reservations

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Portland Downtown for meeting speakers and attendees. Please phone Hilton at 1-800-HILTONS to make your room reservations. Be sure to mention that you are with the OHSU Blood-Brain Barrier Meeting and mention the group code ABB to obtain our special guest room rates ($188/night). Or you may book your room online by visiting the Hilton Portland Downtown website, clicking on "add special rate codes" and entering Group Code ABB. Please make your guest room reservations as soon as possible, as the number of guest rooms in our block is limited, and the discounted rate will only be offered until February 22, 2019.


The Hilton Portland Downtown is located in downtown Portland, Oregon, approximately 13 miles west of Portland International Airport (PDX). PDX serves numerous airlines including United, American, and Alaska.

Ground Transportation 


The Hilton Downtown Portland is one block south of the Pioneer Courthouse Square MAX stop, which is serviced by the MAX Red and Blue lines.  The Red MAX line also services the airport.

There are also many bus lines that service downtown Portland. Plan your TriMet trip here.

Rental Cars

Here is a complete listing of rental car companies and other ground transportation options available at Portland International Airport

Directions from the Portland International Airport

Map and directions
Approximate driving time from PDX Airport:  25-30 minutes


Valet parking is available at the Hilton. Daily self parking is available for $12-$13/day at these nearby lots:
Lot #212: 1000 SW Broadway
Metropolitan Garage - Lot #47: 515 SW Salmon
Jackson Tower Building - Lot #59: 630 SW Yamhill
SmartPark: 730 SW 10th Ave
SmartPark - 4th & Yamhill: 818 SW 4th Ave


Please contact  if you have any questions or need any help with your travel arrangements