Beyond Eugene

Ground Transportation

Traveling by bus or train is usually the cheapest and most comfortable way to get to and from Eugene. Although specific amenities vary by service, Amtrak and most bus companies now provide power outlets, wifi, and onboard bathrooms. Below is a list of the options serving Eugene.


The train tends to be the roomiest travel option, with the most onboard amenities offered. Amtrak can accommodate more baggage than other services, and might be the best choice if you're traveling with more luggage than normal. There are two train routes serving Eugene. Amtrak Cascades runs from Eugene north to Seattle with stops in many cities along the way. The Coast Starlight route runs from Seattle to Los Angeles, with a stop in Eugene. 

Directions to Eugene Amtrak Station

  • Board an LTD bus going to Eugene Station
    • Students, Faculty, and Staff ride for free by showing their University ID
    • While multiple routes go downtown from UO, the EmX Bus Rapid Transit comes every 10 minutes
  • From Eugene Station, walk six blocks north on Willamette street

POINT Cascades: 

The State of Oregon funds a bus service to supplement Amtrak service between Eugene and Portland. Running three trips a day, tickets are sold through the Amtrak website and the bus stops right on the University of Oregon campus.


Bolt Bus:

Bolt Bus operations are currently suspended due to COVID-19.



Greyhound has more destinations than any other service. Greyhound shares space in LTD's Springfield station, so getting there is simple and easy.



FlixBus offers service to several cities around the Pacific Northwest including Corvallis, but trips offered during the Covid-19 pandemic are limited. Check out destinations, schedules, and pricing on their website


Airport Connections

Eugene Airport (EUG)

There are no scheduled bus or shuttle trips from campus. Instead, those flying out of the Eugene airport use one of the numerous taxi or shuttle services in town. An up to date list can be found on the airport website.

Portland Airport (PDX)

There is currently only one operator providing direct service to and from the Portland airport, Groome Transportation. Groome has suspended operations through at least May 2, 2021Visit the Groome Transportation website for more information.