Getting Here

Vancouver, Washington is easy to get to, but hard to leave. Vancouver and Clark County are conveniently located next to major interstate highways, airports, railways, and bus lines.

By Car

Interstate 5, the major north-south artery for the West Coast, travels directly through our area. And right across the river, I-84, running along the Oregon side of the Columbia River, provides easy access from the west. A number of other state highways give visitors easy access from the northwest and southwest. Check road conditions before you leave.

To Vancouver From: Miles:   Approx. Drive Times  
Hood River, OR    65   1 hours
Long Beach, WA  118  2 hours
Olympia, WA  106  2 hours
Portland, OR – Downtown     7  12 min.
Seattle, WA  164  3 hours
Spokane, WA  343  6 hours
Tacoma, WA  135  2.5 hours
Vancouver, BC  305  6 hours
Yakima, WA  180  3.5 hour

By Air

Soar into the airport ranked #1 in the nation by Travel + Leisure for its on-time departure rate, savory food options, and business-friendly travel. Portland International Airport (PDX) is just 15 minutes away from your stay in Vancouver USA and is served by 16 regional, national, and international airlines (more airlift information). The C-Tran bus route #67 connects PDX to Fisher's Landing in east Vancouver on weekdays from 2 p.m. to midnight.

Clark County has two airfields that accommodate private aircraft: Pearson Airfield near downtown Vancouver, and Grove Field near the Port of Camas-Washougal. 

By Bus or Rail

The Vancouver Amtrak passenger station is located near downtown. North-, south-, and east-bound trains arrive and depart daily. Greyhound Bus offers service to many locations.

Once You're Here

There are many car rental agencies located at the airport and in Clark County, including Enterprise, Hertz, Avis, and Budget. Vancouver is served by two primary taxi services Vancouver Cab Company and Radio Cab. Ride sharing is also available, including Lyft and Uber.

Clark County boasts a robust network of public transportation options. C-Tran, has 27 routes covering the area and travels into Portland. C-Tran also offers curb-to-curb service for people who are unable to use regular service, as well as carpool and van-pool services. Two transit centers and five park-and-ride facilities serve the area.

Shuttle Service is available via Blue Star, Northwest Navigator, MTRWestern, and GOGO Charters.

Visitors can also take advantage of Vancouver's electric vehicle charging stations, conveniently located throughout the city. 

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