Commuting and Housing Options

There are many options for transportation to and from Providence Portland Medical Center.

Tri-Met bus lines

Two major Tri-Met bus lines, #19 and #83, serve Providence Portland Medical Center. Maps and schedules are available on the Tri-Met Web site, and at the main entrance to the medical center and the security office located in Providence Hall.

Tri-Met MAX lines

The red, blue and green lines of the MAX light rail make stops at the Hollywood Transit Center, near Providence Portland Medical Center. A shuttle runs on weekdays between the transit center and Providence Portland Medical Center.
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Visitors may park in the parking structure at Northeast 49th Avenue and Hoyt Street. Electric vehicle charging stations are also available in the parking structure. All parking at Providence Portland Medical Center is free. Patients and visitors are cautioned not to park in reserved or designated areas. There is designated parking for emergency patients near the emergency entrance. Please be sure to lock your vehicle. If you need assistance with your vehicle, please call Security Services at 503-215-6548. There are also multiple bicycle racks and covered bicycle storage space near the entrances of Providence Portland Medical Center.

Stay close to Providence

Apartments are available on a weekly basis for out-of-town patients and their families within a block or two of the Providence campus. The units are furnished, including dishes, telephone and television.

Several hotels/motels in the vicinity offer discounted rates to Providence patients and visitors. Please call Providence Concierge Services at 1-888-550-1575 for further information.