Service Updates

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Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-06/26/2020
Effective Monday, June 29, schedule changes will be made to the Cascades Route's 5506 and 5547 buses in order to better meet current demand levels. The 5506 bus will now depart the University of Oregon at 2:00pm and the 5547 will depart Portland at 5:30pm. New schedule times will be shown when passengers search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
news alert
-05/20/2020
The Cascades Route will be adding a stop at TriMet’s Tualatin Park & Ride beginning June 1. This will be the first new stop on the Portland-Eugene route in over six years! Our stop will be located here on the Lower Boones Ferry Road side (west side) of the park and ride.

Tickets to and from Tualatin will be available for purchase via Amtrak starting May 25 . The city code for the new stop will be "TUA."

Effective June 1 there will also be some very minor adjustments to the Cascades Route timetables in order to add in Tualatin. Passengers will see these reflected when purchasing their ticket. Our website will be updated with the new times soon.

news alert
-05/15/2020
SERVICE NOTICE: Effective May 15, 2020, per Oregon Health Authority guidance, all POINT passengers must wear a cloth, paper, or disposable face covering that covers the nose and the mouth. A passenger that does not have a face covering will be provided one at no cost. All passengers must wear a face covering unless the individual:
  1. Is under two years of age; or
  2. Has a medical condition that makes it hard to breathe when wearing a face covering; or
  3. Has a disability that prevents the individual from wearing a face covering.
Thanks for your cooperation! Learn more about this and all the latest COVID-related news and info at https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-04/30/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Effective May 1, the 5517 and 5528 buses on the Cascades Route will be temporarily suspended until further notice due to low ridership.
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
service alert
-04/20/2020
Effective April 27, the NorthWest Route’s 5500 and 5565 buses will be temporarily suspended in response to low ridership. Other things to know:
  • Buses 5563 and 5564 will continue as normal.
  • Timepoints, stop locations, and ticket prices remain unchanged.
  • To ensure drivers and passengers meet social distancing requirements, tickets are limited.
  • Tickets are only available from Amtrak and Greyhound. We recommend purchasing your ticket online.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-04/02/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Effective April 4, the Cascades Route will operate with reduced frequency in response to low demand. POINT will temporarily only operate 4 daily buses to Portland and 4 daily buses to Eugene. The route will still make connections with Amtrak Cascades.
  • New schedules will be shown when you search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
  • Ticket prices, stop locations & other service aspects will remain the same.
  • We are committed to providing service for passengers with essential travel needs as long as we can during this health crisis. POINT buses are cleaned daily and our big buses allow for social distancing while on board. Even so, please only take transit if necessary and maintain 6 feet of distance from other people and our drivers if you do ride.
 
Eastern (Bend-Ontario)
service alert
-04/01/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: The Eastern Route has temporarily changed to a Monday-through-Friday schedule with no weekend service in response to low demand. Arrival and departure times remain the same. We are committed to providing service for passengers with essential travel needs as long as we can during this health crisis. POINT buses are cleaned daily and our big buses allow for social distancing while on board.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-03/24/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We are temporarily limiting the number of tickets sold each day for the Cascades Route buses to help our passengers and drivers practice social distancing. We are taking this measure to ensure that our passengers who do need to ride for essential travel can do so safely.
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
service alert
-03/23/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We are temporarily limiting the number of tickets sold each day for the NorthWest Route buses to help our passengers and drivers practice social distancing. We are taking this measure to ensure that our passengers who do need to ride for essential travel can do so safely.  
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-03/19/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: In response to upcoming schedule changes on Amtrak Cascades service, POINT is making small changes to our Portland-Eugene Route schedule to help passengers make connections with the train in Portland. What to know:
  • Changes will be in effect until further notice starting Saturday, March 21.
  • See the new schedules when you search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
  • Ticket prices, stop locations & other service aspects will remain the same.
  • No other POINT routes will be impacted by this change.
  • All POINT buses are being cleaned daily. We will continue following Oregon Health Authority guidance to ensure your ride with us is as safe and comfortable, as it always should be.
We are committed to providing a travel option for Oregonians during these times. Please stay healthy and take care of each other!
Eastern (Bend-Ontario)
service alert
-02/18/2020
Effective March 9, 2020, we will be making schedule changes to our Eastern route in order to improve connections to other services and improve the overall efficiency of the route. Passengers will see slightly later departures on both the eastbound and westbound runs. View and print the new schedule by clicking here. Tickets can continued to be purchased from Amtrak, Greyhound, and local agents as normal. There will be no other changes at this time.
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
news alert
-01/01/2020
Effective Jan 1, 2020, operation of the NorthWest route transitioned from MTRWestern to Northwest Navigator Luxury Coaches. Passengers will notice slightly different buses and some new faces driving them, but schedules, stop locations, and ticket prices have all remained the same. ODOT would like to thank MTRWestern for operating this route since 2012 and welcome our new operator, Northwest Navigator, to the beautiful NW Oregon Coast!
service alert
-09/01/2019
Effective September 1, 2019, passengers who purchased their NorthWest POINT route ticket from Greyhound and are boarding or departing at Portland should plan to use our curbside stop at Union Station. The Portland Greyhound Terminal has permanently closed.
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)News & Alerts
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
service alert
-04/20/2020
Effective April 27, the NorthWest Route’s 5500 and 5565 buses will be temporarily suspended in response to low ridership. Other things to know:
  • Buses 5563 and 5564 will continue as normal.
  • Timepoints, stop locations, and ticket prices remain unchanged.
  • To ensure drivers and passengers meet social distancing requirements, tickets are limited.
  • Tickets are only available from Amtrak and Greyhound. We recommend purchasing your ticket online.
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
service alert
-03/23/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We are temporarily limiting the number of tickets sold each day for the NorthWest Route buses to help our passengers and drivers practice social distancing. We are taking this measure to ensure that our passengers who do need to ride for essential travel can do so safely.  
NorthWest (Portland-Astoria)
news alert
-01/01/2020
Effective Jan 1, 2020, operation of the NorthWest route transitioned from MTRWestern to Northwest Navigator Luxury Coaches. Passengers will notice slightly different buses and some new faces driving them, but schedules, stop locations, and ticket prices have all remained the same. ODOT would like to thank MTRWestern for operating this route since 2012 and welcome our new operator, Northwest Navigator, to the beautiful NW Oregon Coast!
Eastern (Bend-Ontario)News & Alerts
Eastern (Bend-Ontario)
service alert
-04/01/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: The Eastern Route has temporarily changed to a Monday-through-Friday schedule with no weekend service in response to low demand. Arrival and departure times remain the same. We are committed to providing service for passengers with essential travel needs as long as we can during this health crisis. POINT buses are cleaned daily and our big buses allow for social distancing while on board.
Eastern (Bend-Ontario)
service alert
-02/18/2020
Effective March 9, 2020, we will be making schedule changes to our Eastern route in order to improve connections to other services and improve the overall efficiency of the route. Passengers will see slightly later departures on both the eastbound and westbound runs. View and print the new schedule by clicking here. Tickets can continued to be purchased from Amtrak, Greyhound, and local agents as normal. There will be no other changes at this time.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)News & Alerts
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-04/02/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Effective April 4, the Cascades Route will operate with reduced frequency in response to low demand. POINT will temporarily only operate 4 daily buses to Portland and 4 daily buses to Eugene. The route will still make connections with Amtrak Cascades.
  • New schedules will be shown when you search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
  • Ticket prices, stop locations & other service aspects will remain the same.
  • We are committed to providing service for passengers with essential travel needs as long as we can during this health crisis. POINT buses are cleaned daily and our big buses allow for social distancing while on board. Even so, please only take transit if necessary and maintain 6 feet of distance from other people and our drivers if you do ride.
 
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-03/24/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We are temporarily limiting the number of tickets sold each day for the Cascades Route buses to help our passengers and drivers practice social distancing. We are taking this measure to ensure that our passengers who do need to ride for essential travel can do so safely.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-03/19/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: In response to upcoming schedule changes on Amtrak Cascades service, POINT is making small changes to our Portland-Eugene Route schedule to help passengers make connections with the train in Portland. What to know:
  • Changes will be in effect until further notice starting Saturday, March 21.
  • See the new schedules when you search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
  • Ticket prices, stop locations & other service aspects will remain the same.
  • No other POINT routes will be impacted by this change.
  • All POINT buses are being cleaned daily. We will continue following Oregon Health Authority guidance to ensure your ride with us is as safe and comfortable, as it always should be.
We are committed to providing a travel option for Oregonians during these times. Please stay healthy and take care of each other!
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-04/30/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Effective May 1, the 5517 and 5528 buses on the Cascades Route will be temporarily suspended until further notice due to low ridership.
Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
news alert
-05/20/2020
The Cascades Route will be adding a stop at TriMet’s Tualatin Park & Ride beginning June 1. This will be the first new stop on the Portland-Eugene route in over six years! Our stop will be located here on the Lower Boones Ferry Road side (west side) of the park and ride.

Tickets to and from Tualatin will be available for purchase via Amtrak starting May 25 . The city code for the new stop will be "TUA."

Effective June 1 there will also be some very minor adjustments to the Cascades Route timetables in order to add in Tualatin. Passengers will see these reflected when purchasing their ticket. Our website will be updated with the new times soon.

Cascades (Portland-Eugene)
service alert
-06/26/2020
Effective Monday, June 29, schedule changes will be made to the Cascades Route's 5506 and 5547 buses in order to better meet current demand levels. The 5506 bus will now depart the University of Oregon at 2:00pm and the 5547 will depart Portland at 5:30pm. New schedule times will be shown when passengers search for tickets on Amtrak.com.
SouthWest (Klamath Falls-Brookings)News & Alerts