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If you would like to purchase a digital GOrge Pass, please click “Buy a GOrge Pass”. If you would like to purchase individual fares please click “Buy Individual Fares”.

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CAT 1-Day Online Columbia Gorge Transit Pass

CAT now offers a 1-Day Online-Only Gorge Transit Pass for all CAT services, including the Columbia Gorge Express that travels to Portland.

1-Day Gorge Transit Pass Special Promotion:

  • $15 pass covers fares for one adult + one child
  • Valid for one calendar day (Midnight-11:59pm)
  • Includes Multnomah Falls entry permits for one adult + one child
  • Available ONLINE ONLY – Cannot be purchased in person or on the bus
  • Purchase in advance or day of travel at rideCATbus.org

Enjoy a day in the Gorge without the hassle of driving or parking. Hop on and off the CAT bus at any of the stops to eat, drink, shop, hike, walk, bike, and more. Great for families, couples, and individuals looking for a day outing in the beautiful Columbia Gorge. Please note this is a CAT fare only and is only valid on fixed-route CAT buses and cannot be used on other transit systems in the Gorge.

Please Note: Tickets are required to visit the Multnomah Falls Recreation Area and the Historic Lodge. Those riding the Columbia Gorge Express bus to Multnomah Falls automatically receive a free ticket to enter the Falls area.

Buy a 1-Day Gorge Pass

Local One-Way Ride $1

  • Hood River City Route
  • Upper Valley Route
  • Weekend Trolley
  • Between The Dalles and Hood River
  • Between Cascade Locks and Hood River

Please note that if you are going between The Dalles and Cascade Locks the cost is $2.

Custom pickups and drop offs on Cascade Locks or Upper Valley routes are $1 per pickup or dropoff.

 

Columbia Gorge Express One-Way Ride $10

  • Between Portland, Troutdale, The Dalles, Hood River, Multnomah Falls, Mosier and Cascade Locks.

Please Note: Tickets are required to visit the Multnomah Falls Recreation Area and the Historic Lodge. Those riding the Columbia Gorge Express bus to Multnomah Falls automatically receive a free ticket to enter the Falls area.

GOrge Pass (Unlimited Rides through 12/31/2021)

Valid on all CAT, Mt. Adams Transportation Service, Skamania County Transit and The Link Public Transit fixed routes only (starting on July 1, 2021) for unlimited rides through December 31, 2021.  You can purchase GOrge Passes at Token Transit, download the Token Transit app from App Store or Google Play and select GOrge Pass or at the CAT Office at 224 Wasco Loop, Hood River, OR 97031.

  • Adult     $30
  • Youth     $15
  • The Next Door Community ID (*)     $15

*To buy the $15 Adult GOrge Pass with The Next Door Hood River Community ID, you must bring your Community ID card to the CAT office at 224 Wasco Loop, Hood River, OR 97031. The Next Door Community ID discount cannot be redeemed online. To learn more about the Next Door Community ID program please visit The Next Door’s website.

Digital Pass

Open the Token Transit App (please see above to purchase the pass and download the app)

  1. Go to My Passes menu click on GOrge Pass
  2. Activate the pass when the bus arrives
  3. Show the driver your virtual pass

Card Pass

  1. Grab Your GOrge Pass out of your wallet
  2. Tap the Pass on the bus card reader
  3. Show the driver your card

Dial-a-Ride

  • Dial-a-Ride & ADA individual rides $2.00 (Within Hood River County)
  • Dial-a-Ride with GOrge Pass individual ride $1.00 (Within Hood River County)
  • GOrge Annual Pass – Dial-a-Ride(*) $60.00 (Unlimited rides within Hood River County, including fixed routes)

* These passes not available online or by phone. You must come into the office to purchase.