TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

GETTING AROUND

Conference Venue

Hilton Portland Downtown*
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

*The Hilton Portland Downtown and The Duniway Portland are both operated by the Hilton, although they are two different buildings kitty-corner from each other. The conference itself will be held in the Hilton Portland Downtown location.

Parking

Downtown Portland offers many advantages as a conference location, including access to great food and convenient public transportation. However, parking can be expensive and hard to find. We recommend you coordinate with friends or other conference attendees to carpool in, if possible, or take public transport. If you do need to park, here are some options.

City Center Parking Pacific Center

Paid parking is available at City Center Parking (Pacific Center), located across the street from the Hilton Downtown Portland:

  • Address: 851 SW 6th Ave
  • Fees: Weekday – $16.00 (max); Weekend – $7.00 (flat rate)

Hilton Portland Downtown & Duniway Portland Guests

Attendees staying at the Hilton Portland Downtown & The Duniway Portland can use valet parking. Rates are as follows:

  • Valet Parking: $47/day

Attendees staying at The Duniway Portland can use self parking or valet parking. Rates are as follows:

  • Self Parking: $33/day
  • Valet Parking: $47/day

From Portland International Airport

The Hilton Portland Downtown is located 12.4 miles from Portland International Airport. It usually takes 20 – 40 minutes by car, depending on traffic.

  • Shuttle: Blue Star Shuttle Service picks up outside the baggage claim area. Look for “Washington State Shuttles” sign. Book through their website or call to make reservations: 800-247-2272.
  • Rail: Amtrak MAX Light Rail provide train service from all major cities throughout the Northwest. To make reservations, contact Amtrak Rail online or call 800-872-7245.
  • Rental Car: The daily minimum for most rental car companies is $40.00 USD.
  • Lyft & Uber: Lyft and Uber are both available at Portland International Airport. Learn more about requesting a Lyft here and more about Uber here.
  • Taxi: Expect to pay a minimum of $35.00 USD for a taxi from the airport to the Hilton Portland Downtown. Cabs operate 24 hours and accept cash and credit or debit cards. Fares begin at $2.50 plus $2.60 per mile. Note that there is a PDX gate fee of $2.50 USD if you are coming from the airport. There are two primary taxi companies in Portland: Radio Cab (call 503-227-1212 or 360-694-1234) and Broadway Cab (call 503-227-1234).

From SeaTac International Airport

The Hilton Portland Downtown is located 166 miles from SeaTac International Airport. It usually takes 3 – 4 hours by car, depending on traffic.

  • Rental Car: The daily minimum for most rental car companies is $40.00 USD.
  • Rail: Amtrak MAX Light Rail provide train service from all major cities throughout the Northwest. To make reservations, contact Amtrak Rail online or call 800-872-7245. You can Uber or Lyft from the airport to the Tacoma Amtrak station, and get on a train to Portland. Tickets are $20-$50 each one way.

LODGING

Hilton Portland Downtown & The Duniway Portland

The NTA has a special room rate for conference attendees at the the Hilton Portland Downtown/The Duniway Portland in Portland, Oregon.