Transportation

Getting to Eugene, Cascades & Coast is easy. Fly into the Eugene Airport directly from thirteen major cities. The airport is only 15 minutes from downtown Eugene. If you are flying to Eugene on Alaska Airlines, remember you can check a case of wine on your return trip from participating wineries for free!

Amtrak stops in downtown Eugene and Interstate 5 intersects Eugene - Springfield, two hours south of Portland.

Getting Around Eugene

In Eugene's downtown and UO campus area there are a variety of active transit options including rental bikes, bike share programs, rental utility vehicles, pedi-cabs, ride service and, coming soon, e-scooters.

Uber and Lyft ride-shares are both operating in Eugene, and taxis are also available. LTD public bus services maintains extensive metro coverage, including their EmX rapid transit system on a direct line which runs approximately every 10 minutes on weekdays, and 20-30 minute intervals on weekends and evenings. The EmX route connects many hotels with sports and conference venues and shopping areas.

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Traveling to nearby communities

Most of the communities are connected through Lane Transit District's bus routes. Some private transportation companies also provide scheduled shuttles.

Florence is on the Highway 101 along the Oregon coast or drive Highway 126 one hour west from Eugene. There is daily public transportation between Eugene and Florence.

To get to the Cascades, drive either Highway 58 toward Oakridge or Highway 126 to the McKenzie River. Bus routes connect Eugene-Springfield with both the McKenzie River and Oakridge mountain communities. Confirm routes, stops and schedules before departing, as these may change depending on weather conditions.

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