Travel, Transportation & Tours
Travel to Eugene is easy by air, rail or interstate.
Within the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region, rely on public transportation, taxis and shuttle service, ridesharing options such as Uber and Lyft, bus and commuter service, car rentals and limousine service. Groups can also enjoy a variety of tours including themed scavenger hunts, self-guided tours and guided walking or limo tours.
Air Service & Airports
Fly direct to Eugene with air service by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Avelo Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Flights to the Eugene Airport (EUG) arrive and depart from 16 major cities:
In addition to the Eugene Airport, the region offers five smaller airports including the popular hobbyist airport in Creswell and the Florence Municipal Airport on the Oregon Coast.
Air tours by helicopter, bi-plane and private planes are also available.
The Amtrak Cascades passenger trains connect Eugene, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver B.C. on a daily schedule. Free wireless Internet service is available in coach and business class cars on all Amtrak Cascades trains.
The Coast Starlight offers additional service connecting Eugene to West Coast cities on a route from Los Angeles to Seattle. Sleeping cars and a Dining Car are offered so passengers may travel in comfort.
The Amtrak train station is located in the heart of downtown Eugene with non-attended free short-term and long-term pay parking available. The Eugene Station lobby, baggage check and ticketing are open from 5:15 a.m. - 9 p.m. Most trains are bike-friendly, so come ready to roll!
Taxi & Shuttle Service
Take a taxi from the Amtrak station or the Eugene Airport for convenient and comfortable service to your destination. Taxis and shuttles are available throughout the Eugene - Springfield area, along with Florence on the Oregon Coast. Traveling by taxi is a safe and easy way for you and your group to enjoy the area, including our many award-winning wineries, microbreweries, restaurants and bars. Ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are also available in the Eugene - Springfield metro area.
Chauffeured limousine service is a memorable way for groups to explore Oregon's wine country, enjoy a night on the town or head to the coast for a casino excursion. Hiring a driver promises a comfortable and convenient way for you and your group to get around the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region, whether by party bus, town car, or stretch limousine.
Groups also benefit from the experience of a personalized tour that may come from a limousine service and taxis. Friendly and knowledgeable drivers can enhance your group's experience by recommending points of interest, sharing local lore, and pointing out landmarks.
Rental cars, trucks, SUVs, and cargo vans are available in most regional cities and at the Eugene Airport. You can even rent an RV in Junction City.
Electric vehicles are also available, and can be charged at one of the 48 EV charging stations in the Eugene - Springfield area, or in Cottage Grove, Veneta, Florence and McKenzie River Bridge. See the West Coast Electric Highway map for more information.
An interesting side note: In Oregon, gas station attendants pump your gas. A 1951 Oregon statute prohibits customers from self-service citing a variety of reasons from safety and health to job creation.
Bus & Commuter Service
Lane Transit District (LTD), our award winning public transportation system in Eugene - Springfield offers service seven days a week that includes event shuttles for large sporting events, fairs and festivals. EmX is a dedicated rapid transit line for the bus system, connecting many hotels, convention venues and sports facilities.
Hire a charter bus for wine tasting, casino excursions or a scenic drive along the McKenzie River. Shuttles for Eugene Airport transfers or transportation between hotels and meeting space are also available.
We Can Help You With Group Transportation
Linda Norris Director of Convention Services
Linda provides in-market support for convention meeting planners. She assists with venue and activity arrangements, delegate itineraries and tour options, and dining and transportation recommendations. Linda coordinates welcome table services, delegate information packets, "Show your badge" discount programs, meeting micro-sites and pre-conference collateral. Additionally, Linda offers resources for reunions, weddings and other group events.