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Columbia Gorge Express

Columbia Gorge Express

The easiest way through the Gorge.

Serving Portland, Troutdale, Multnomah Falls*, Cascade Locks, Hood River—with connecting buses to The Dalles. * 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. Due to COVID-19, all riders are required to wear masks when riding the bus and sit 3 feet from other riders and 6 feet from the driver. See the CAT System Map

Service Schedule

The Columbia Gorge Express operates seven days a week.
Going to and from The Dalles? Check The Dalles schedule.

Check out the Fall/Winter schedule starting October 2nd HERE.

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CAT, Hood River (224 Wasco Loop) Thunder Island Brewing Co., Cascade Locks (601 Wa Na Pa St) Multnomah Falls Troutdale (900 Block NW North Frontage Rd) Gateway Transit Center, Portland (NE 99th Avenue & Pacific)
5:30 5:50 6:20 6:40
7:10 7:30 7:45 8:00* 8:20
8:40 9:00 9:15 9:30* 9:50
11:10 11:30 11:45 12:00* 12:20
1:10 1:30 1:45 2:00* 2:20
2:40 3:00 3:15 3:30* 3:50
4:15 4:35 4:55 5:10* 5:25
5:15 5:35 5:50 6:05* 6:25
Gateway Transit Center, Portland (NE 99th Avenue & Pacific) Troutdale (NW Frontage Rd – in front of taco Bell) Multnomah Falls Columbia Market, Cascade Locks (450 Wa Na Pa St) CAT, Hood River (224 Wasco Loop) Port, Hood River (N. 1st St. & Riverside)
6:50 7:05* 7:20 7:35 8:05 Commuter
8:30 8:45* 9:00 9:15 9:35 9:40
10:00 10:15* 10:30 10:45 11:05 11:10
12:30 12:45* 1:00 1:15 1:35 1:40
2:30 2:45* 3:00 3:15 3:35 3:40
4:00 4:15* 4:30 4:45 5:15 Commuter
5:35 5:50* 6:05 6:20 6:40 6:45
6:25 6:40* 7:00 7:20

Commuter = Will stop at the Port Transfer, 4th& Columbia, and Waucoma Center before stopping at CAT

Times in BOLD operate Monday-Friday only
*Bus will only stop if requested a day in advance

Route Map

Columbia Gorge Express

Stops & Nearby Attractions

  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Lodging
  • Services
  • Shopping
  • Grocery
  • Recreation