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When You Arrive in Oregon
When You Arrive in Oregon
Airports:As a smaller city, Corvallis does not have a major airport. The Portland Airport (PDX) and Eugene Airport (EUG) are the nearest major airports. The Portland Airport is a large international airport with many international flights and is approximately 1.5 hours from Corvallis. The Eugene Airport is a small airport with only a few domestic flights available and is approximately 1 hour from Corvallis. From either airport, you can arrange transportation to Corvallis.
Transportation to Corvallis from the Airport: There are several options available for transportation from either the Portland or Eugene Airport to Corvallis. The most convenient and efficient transportation to Corvallis is shuttle service. The Shuttle Service will pick you up at the Airport at a pre-arranged time and will drive you directly to Corvallis. The second most convenient transportation to Corvallis is car rental. You will be able to pick up the car at the airport, but will have to arrange to return the car to a rental agency near Corvallis. Traveling by bus or train will require a significant amount of time, patience, and research. In both Portland and Eugene the bus and train stations are not located near the airports, and do not have direct local bus service to the bus nor train stations.
Shuttle Service: Hut Shuttle Service runs the shuttle bus from the Portland Airport to Corvallis. You can check the current schedule and make reservations on Hut Shuttle's Web site.
OmniShuttle runs the shuttle bus from the Eugene Airport to Corvallis. Please phone (800) 741-5097 or check the Web site for more information.
Car Rental: Most rental companies allow visitors to rent a car at the Portland or Eugene Airport and return the car to their office in Corvallis. You can make a reservation using a credit card. A valid driver’s license (see the “car” section on page 3 for more information about driver’s licenses) and credit card are required to rent a car. You will also be required to purchase temporary auto insurance. The insurance can be purchased at the car rental agency. Cost per day can range from $25 to $50 depending on the company and the type of car. For information about car rental companies at the Portland Airport check the Portland Airport Web site. For information about car rental companies at the Eugene Airport check the Eugene Airport Web site scroll down and click on “Airport” then click on “Trans and Parking”.
Bus: For information about bus service from Portland to Corvallis or from Eugene to Corvallis, check the Greyhound Web site. To travel from Portland Airport to the Portland bus station (Union Station) you can take the light rail system (MAX) or the public bus system (TriMet). There is no bus service from the Eugene Airport to the Eugene bus station. You will have to take a shuttle or taxi from the Eugene Airport to the Eugene bus station.