The relaxed city of Eugene is a popular city destination for many travellers in Oregon. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is known for its outdoor recreational activities and its thriving art scene. The city is surrounded by lush greenery attracting many people who want to immerse themselves in the endless wilderness and to experience the numerous hiking possibilities. At the same time its artsy coffee shops and galleries exhibit the creative and innovative side of the city which itself is a natural canvas of murals and street art evident on buildings scattered all over the city.
Eugene is located 193 km (120 miles) south of Portland airport (PDX) and there are two main options to get to Eugene from Portland airport. The only direct option is to either take a taxi or private shuttle service. The public transport option involves taking the Red Line train service from the airport to Portland and then taking the Amtrak train to Eugene.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Portland at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.