MAX Red Line

MAX Red Line light rail service connects Portland International Airport, E/NE Portland, Portland City Center and Beaverton.

MAX Light Rail runs every 15 minutes or better most of the day, every day. More

MAX Red Line Schedules

August 21–September 3: Red Line Schedules (Airport-Gateway Transit Center)


Service alerts in effect:

MAX may experience delays due to extreme heat continuing through Friday. When temperatures reach 90 degrees, trains run slower in high-speed areas to avoid damaging wire and rails. More

Through Saturday, Sept. 3, MAX Red Line disrupted between Rose Quarter Station and Gateway Transit Center. The line detours and splits into two segments. The western segment runs between Beaverton and Expo Center Station, serving Yellow Line stations in North Portland. The eastern segment runs between Gateway Transit Center and Portland International Airport. For travel between the west side or North Portland and Portland International Airport, take shuttle buses between Kenton/N Denver Ave Station and the airport. For travel between the airport and other locations, transfer between Red Line trains and Blue or Green Line trains at Gateway. Trains run less frequently and on special schedules. Expect extremely crowded trains during commuting hours. More

  • The trip to/from downtown Portland takes about 38 minutes and costs $2.50 for Adults 18–64, $1.25 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 4:57 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. View airport map (
  • 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

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