Directions to HI - Portland - Hawthorne
Map & Directions
From Greyhound/Amtrak by Public Transit:
On NW 5th Ave, behind the Greyhound station, purchase a ticket ($2.50) from the ticket machine at Union Station/NW 5th & Glisan St MAX Station (Stop ID 7601). Board a MAX Yellow or Green Line light rail train. Get off at City Hall/SW 5th & Jefferson St MAX Station stop. Walk north on SW 5th (in the opposite direction of where the train�s going), turn right on Madison and walk to SW Madison & 4th (Stop ID 3639) . Board a 14-Hawthorne bus (show the driver your MAX ticket�it works as a transfer!) The bus will take you onto Hawthorne Blvd. Get off at the 30th Ave stop. We are between 30th and 31st on the left side of the street.
From the Airport (PDX) by Public Transit:
Buy a ticket ($2.50) from one of the ticket machines. Take the Light Rail MAX Red Line (will say �City Center & Beaverton TC� on it, Stop ID 10579) to downtown. Get off at Pioneer Square North MAX Station
(Stop ID 8383) and walk back to SW 6th (downhill). Turn right on SW 6th and walk 4 blocks to SW Main. Board a 14-Hawthorne bus (Stop ID 13169 ) and show the driver your MAX ticket (it works as a transfer!) The bus will take you onto Hawthorne Blvd. Get off at the 30th Ave stop. We are between 30th and 31st on the left side of the street.
For more info on transit, go to http://trimet.org/ or call (503) 238-RIDE.
Driving South on I-5 from Washington:
Take exit 300B (the Omsi exit). Stay left at the fork in the ramp onto Belmont Street. Take Belmont to 20th Ave, turn right, and then left on Hawthorne. The hostel is just past 30th Ave.
Driving North on I-5 from Eugene/California :
Take exit 299B onto I-405, a left-lane exit. Immediately take exit 1A, another left lane exit, to Naito Pkwy. Follow ramp to Front Ave, & turn right. Get on the Hawthorne Bridge going over the river. Head up Hawthorne Blvd to 30th Ave. We are between 30th and 31st.
Driving from the Airport:
Exit the airport onto I-205 South, then take I-84 West. Exit at 43rd Avenue (exit 2). At the ramp stoplight turn left. Take another left on 39th Ave. This will take you over the freeway. Continue down 39th until you reach Hawthorne (Jiffy Lube on the corner), and take a right. We are between 31st and 30th.