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MAX Red Line

TriMet's MAX Red Line light rail service connects Portland International Airport, E/NE Portland, Portland City Center and Beaverton. Trains run about every 15 minutes most of the day, everyday. Service is less frequent in the early morning and evening.

TriMet's Frequent Service bus lines run every 15 minutes or better most of the day on weekdays. More

MAX Red Line Schedules

Service alerts in effect:

MAX running 10 mph slower in high speed sections due to 90+ temps as to not damage wires and rails; expect minor delays.

Effective Sep. 21, 2014 Sunday, September 21, from 5:30 a.m. through noon, expect minor delays due to Race for the Cure.

Service during snow/ice: MAX service can be affected by weather conditions. Check the Service Alerts page or call 503-238-RIDE (7433) and select option 2 for the latest updates.

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  • The trip to/from downtown Portland takes about 38 minutes and costs $2.50 for Adults 18–64, $1 for Honored Citizens and $1.25 for Youth.
  • You can easily roll your luggage on board.
  • The first train of the day arrives at PDX at 4:44 a.m. on weekdays and 4:45 a.m. on 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. View airport map (flypdx.com)
  • Parking at TriMet Park & Ride lots is limited to 24 hours. For longer trips, have someone drop you off at a MAX station. Park & Ride locations