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The Portland Greyhound bus terminal is located at 550 NW 6th Ave., Portland, OR 97209.

Amtrak

Amtrak offers General Assembly attendees a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Portland, OR between June 17, 2015—July 02, 2015. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 800-872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

This discounted rate cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X78U-917 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.

The Portland, OR (PDX) Amtrak Station, (800 NW 6th Ave., PortlandOR 97209) is serviced by the following routes:

Amtrak Cascades—The Best Way to Experience the Great Pacific Northwest
Vancouver, BC—Seattle—Tacoma—Portland—Salem—Eugene
From Vancouver, British Columbia to Seattle, Portland and Eugene, Oregon, past Mount St. Helens and across the Columbia River Gorge, you'll witness some of our continent's most distinctive cities and most spectacular natural attractions.

Coast Starlight - A Grand West Coast Train Adventure
Seattle—Portland—Los Angeles
En route daily between Los Angeles and Seattle, the Coast Starlight train passes through the Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Portland. Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast. The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unsurpassed. The dramatic snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Shasta, lush forests, fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline provide a stunning backdrop for your journey.

Empire Builder - Experience the Rugged Splendor of the American West
Chicago - St. Paul/Minneapolis—Milwaukee—Spokane—Portland/Seattle
Traveling daily between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest along major portions of the Lewis and Clark trail, the mighty Empire Builder takes you on an exciting adventure through majestic wilderness, following the footsteps of early pioneers. From Chicago, you'll have magnificent views of the Mississippi and see the glowing night skyline of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Awake the next morning as you cross the North Dakota plains and travel over the spectacular Gassman Coulee Trestle. Skirting the Missouri, you'll cross into the Big Sky country in Montana, passing by a travelers favorite, Glacier National Park. From Spokane, you can continue on to Seattle or head down the Columbia River Gorge toward Portland for spectacular views of Mt. Hood and Beacon Rock.

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Last updated on Friday, October 17, 2014.

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