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Portland International Airport (PDX) is located 9 miles northeast of downtown Portland and is conveniently connected to the city center via MAX light rail train. More information on PDX and transportation options from the airport to convention hotels can be found here.

For those arriving at the Portland Airport between 11 AM and 8 PM on Wednesday, February 6, you can pick up your registration materials AND your free Max rail pass at the SPSP Info Desk near Baggage Claim 4. The Max pass will be your pass to get around the city for free all weekend.


Delta Airlines logo

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for #SPSP2019 in Portland!

Please click here to book your flights.

*Please note the following:

  • Discounts apply to round trip travel only
  • Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers
  • Fare rules will determine eligibility

You may also call Delta Meeting Network at 1-800-328-1111* Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMSFX

*Please note there is no service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800-number

Ground Transportation (from Airport)

Rental Cars, Taxicabs, TriMet/MAX, Buses – click here to see all available options.
**the TriMet convention pass is valid for all MAX light rail trains, Portland Street Car, and city buses

MAX Light Rail - The MAX light rail Red Line is the easiest way to travel to and from the airport. Here are some quick facts:

  • The trip between the airport and downtown Portland takes about 38 minutes.
  • An adult ticket costs $2.50 (Youth $1.25, Honored Citizen $1). MAX ticket machines return change in coins, so small bills are recommended.
  • You can roll your luggage on board.
  • The first train of the day arrives at PDX at 4:45 a.m. The last train departs PDX at 11:50 p.m.
  • The MAX station and ticket machines are located on the lower level, next to the south baggage claim area (turn right at the base of the escalator). View airport map. For complete schedules and more information, visit www.trimet.org/schedules/maxredline.htm.

Ground Transportation (getting around Portland)

Public Transportation - The MAX light rail Red Line is a convenient way to navigate through the city.

  • There are stops for both the Oregon Convention Center and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
  • Learn more about locations of MAX stops and how to use it here.

Taxicabs - The average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is approximately $35 before gratuity. Radio Cab offers a discount with coupons available on their website. The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. You can find taxis waiting in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside of baggage claim; to get back to the airport from the city center, you can order a cab through the city’s main operators or from a hotel with a dedicated taxi stand.

Rideshare - Uber and Lyft are operational in Portland. Click here to see all ridesharing options.

Street Car - Click here to learn about Portland's Street Car.

Biking and On-Foot - Portland is a pedestrian and biking friendly city. Find maps and biking information or explore Portland on foot.

Other - For more information on getting around the city including tours and local hotspots, click here.


Courtyard Marriott – Valet Parking Only; Rates as of 7/1/19

Crowne Plaza – Self-parking is $20/night; Valet is $23/night

Doubletree Hilton - Self-parking is $20/night; Day parking is $14/night

Hilton Downtown - Self-parking not available; Valet Parking is $50/night

Duniway - Self-parking is $33/night; Valet Parking is $50/night

Oregon Convention Center - $12 for 4-18 hours

2019 Annual Convention
February 7 - 9, 2019
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232, USA