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Union Station

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Address: 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Phone Number: +1 503-273-4865

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Arrived on Amtrak

The Portland Amtrak Station is clean and attractive. Easy access to trains also. Restaurant on site was not open. Hotel shuttle picked us up. Close to Tri-Met station also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Anderson Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Classic old train station that has been maintained over the years, Parking is a total pain so unless you have someone to drop you off Uber it. There is a snack bar/convince store that is more than adequate. There is also a private Metropolitan Lounge with refreshments for business class and sleeping car passengers.

Thank EwwfmN
Anderson Island, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Portland Amtrak Station is clean and attractive. Easy access to trains also. Restaurant on site was not open. Hotel shuttle picked us up. Close to Tri-Met station also. Amtrak was a wonderful way to travel in comparison to any airline on a short haul. From Tacoma, the travel time was about the same, far more comfortable and far less... More 

Thank RobertELeeMo
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have used this station several times, most recently in October 2016. It is generally, pretty easy to get to for pickup and dropoff. There is a Trimet stop right near the station. It helps to schedule your trip during off times to avoid some of the traffic at pickup times but it isn't too bad. The staff inside are helpful... More 

Thank gjfromwa
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have used this Greyhound Bus Depot a few times and always found it very neat and tidy with no problem from the homeless. Ticketing was a breeze with very helpful staff. Onsite café was well priced with good service. Place was very clean and well laid out.

Thank RogueAmbassador
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very nice Amtrak station with friendly staff. Easy to check in. Nice waiting area, very clean.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buses and trams flow in and out. Easy car access, and usually good parking. Really is a lovely station too. A bit spartan, but charming.

Thank Laurence C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our destination for a recent Amtrak train trip on the Empire Builder. What a lovely building! Every attempt has been made to disguise it's inner city location with pretty landscaping. Plenty of security and easy access to other forms of public transportation also make for a stress free visit. The Wilf's restaurant is worthy of a visit even... More 

Thank Tuthfairy5
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a train station. You go here to catch or get off of a train. As train stations go it is attractive and not bewildering. It is in a good location re: downtown Portland.

Thank Richard M
Franklin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the Cascade line up to Seattle rather than drive. What fun it was to walk into an old historic building like Union Station.

Thank rickjurewicz
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Located on the northern side of downtown Portland, this grand dame of the yesteryear rail system of the northwest, this place has been exquisitely preserved and still serves as the center of the Amtrak and outstate rail services. Easy access from the streetcars operating in the downtown area.

Thank t-bonetraveller

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