Conference Hotel

Hilton Portland Downtown  921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 

MAX light rail

The airport is located 9 miles northeast of downtown Portland, which can be reached via the MAX light rail red line. The closest stop to the hotel is Pioneer Square North. Red Line schedule   Downtown Portland to/from the airport is about 40 minutes.
  • $2.50 for Adults 18–64
  • $1.25 for Honored Citizens
The first train of the day arrives at PDX at 4:57 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. The last train departs PDX at 11:49 p.m., daily. The MAX station and ticket machines are located near baggage claim on the lower level of the airport. View airport map  


  • Blue Star Downtown Airport Express Blue Star Downtown Express is Portland’s only scheduled service between PDX and the Downtown/Lloyd Center areas, leaving Downtown/Lloyd Center and PDX every 30 minutes. $14.00 one-way or $24.00 round-trip. The trip is about 40 minutes, one-way. No reservation is required, cash and credit card accepted.Shuttles are on the terminal’s lower roadway (outside of baggage claim) on the far side of Island #2, closer to the parking garage.


The average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is approximately $35 before tip. Radio Cab offers a discount with coupons available on their website. The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. Taxis wait in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside of baggage claim.
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