Getting to the Hotel and Getting Around

To The Hotel Zags from PDX

The conference hotel is 13 miles from Portland International Airport.

  • MAX (lightrail): Approximately 45 minutes from PDX to downtown. $2.50 each way. 
    • If you prefer a straight shot from PDX to downtown, with a short uphill walk to the hotel, take the Red Line to the South Pioneer Square station, then travel southwest on SW 6th street, to 6th and Clay.
    • If you prefer a shorter walk and don’t mind changing trains, catch the Red Line at PDX, change to the Green Line at Gateway Station, and get off at the City Hall/SW Fifth and Jefferson Station.
  • PDX Ground Transportation

To The Hotel Zags from I-5

To get to the conference hotel from the freeway:

From I-5 North

  • Take exit 299B on the left for Interstate 405 N toward U.S. 26 W/City Center (0.2 mi.)
  • Use the left two lanes to turn slightly left (signs for Naito Parkway, Japanese-American Historical Plaza/ S Waterfront/ City Center; 0.4 mi.)
  • Continue onto SW Harbor Drive (0.3 mi.)
  • Continue onto SW Clay Street (0.3 mi.)

From I-5 South

  • Use the lane second from the left to keep left at the fork, continue on I-405 N, and follow signs for City Center/ Beaverton/ Interstate 405
  • Take exit 1B for 4th Avenue, (0.2 mi.)
  • Continue on SW 4th Ave. Drive to SW Clay St (0.4 mi.)
  • Turn left onto SW Clay Street (348 ft.)
  • Destination will be on the left

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