Max Line PDX

TriMet/Max is the primary metropolitan area’s transit company that provides service to and from Portland Airport with its MAX Red Line light rail service that connects with the airport.


The Red Line also provides service to E/NE Portland, Portland city centre and Beaverton.

It has 15 minutes’ frequency. The trip to downtown Portland is about 38 minutes.


See MAX Red Line schedules:



Note that the first train arrives at 04:43 am on both weekdays and weekends, while the last train departs daily at 00:18 am.




To pick up the rail, passengers must go to the baggage claim area located about 150 ft (50 m).




See the established fares:


Adults (18-64): $2.50
Honored Citizens and youth: $1.25



Where do I buy my ticket?

Passengers may purchase their ticket at the ticket machines located close to the baggage claim, on the lower level.