Portland's airport is an hour's drive east of the northern Willamette Valley. The Aloha Express Airport Shuttle and the Beaverton Airporter provide shuttle service. Eugene Airport is more convenient if you're exploring the region's southern end. It's served by Delta, Alaska/Horizon, American, and United/United Express. The flight from Portland to Eugene is 40 minutes. Smaller airports for private aircraft are scattered throughout the valley.

Rental cars are available at the Eugene airport from Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz. Taxis and airport shuttles will transport you to downtown Eugene for about $22. Omni Shuttle will provide shuttle service to and from the Eugene airport from anywhere in Oregon.

Air Contacts

Aloha Express Airport Shuttle (503/356–8848.

Beaverton Airporter (503/760–6565 or 866/665–6965.

Omni Shuttle (541/461–7959 or 800/741–5097.