Welcome to Portland!

We help make getting around this quirky little city convenient and inexpensive.

The System

MAX Light Rail

MAX Light Rail

Five lines cross the region. Trains come every 15 minutes or better most of the day, every day, on all lines.

TriMet bus


Over 80 lines serve much of the metro area. Many lines connect with MAX Light Rail and the Portland Streetcar.

Portland Streetcar

Portland Streetcar

Three loops serve downtown Portland and adjacent areas.


All buses, MAX trains and streetcars are accessible to people with disabilities. Learn more


Fares are valid for 2½ hours. Get a Day Pass for unlimited rides all day.
Kids 6 and under ride free with a paying passenger.

18–64 years old

Day Pass: $5.60

Honored Citizen
65+, Medicare or disability

Day Pass: $2.80

7–17 years old

Day Pass: $2.80



How to Pay

Hop card

1 Get a Hop Card

Hop is the easiest way to pay.

Hop reader

2 Tap and go

Tap your card on the reader every time you board a bus or train. The reader will show a green checkmark and you’ll hear a sound confirming that your fare is valid. You’re good to go!

  • You’ll automatically earn a day pass after paying for two trips in a day. You won’t ever pay more than the price of a day pass in one day.
Hop on your phone

3 Make it (even) better

  • Add money to your card using the Hop website, app or phone hotline, or at 500+ local stores
  • Register your card at myhopcard.com to take advantage of lost-card protection

More Ways to Travel

Explore Washington Park logo

Washington Park Shuttle

This free seasonal shuttle provides an easy way to explore all Washington Park has to offer.

Portland Aerial Tram logo

Aerial Tram

One of the nation’s only aerial trams climbs over 500 feet high and offers a stunning view of Portland and the surrounding Cascade mountains.

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Portland’s bikesharing system is a fun and flexible way to get around.

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Electric Scooters

Various e-scooter companies have devices all over the city just waiting to take you wherever you want to go.

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The public transit agency for our Washington neighbors to the north, C-TRAN provides a quick connection to Vancouver and Southwest Washington.