Portland Aerial Tram

The Portland Aerial Tram connects the South Waterfront and Marquam Hill, where the OHSU hospital, physician clinics, research labs, and medical and dental schools are located. Cyclists can take their bike on the tram to Sam Jackson Park Road and Marquam Hill where hiking and biking trails connect to the Hoyt Arboretum and Forest Park.


Roundtrip fare: $4.70

Children 6 and under ride free.

Tram annual pass: $100
(available from OHSU parking)

TriMet annual and monthly passes: honored, except Hop Fastpass

Portland Streetcar annual pass: honored

C-Tran monthly Portland Express pass: honored

OHSU rides are pre-paid by OHSU with display of an OHSU badge or patient ticket.

Note: The Tram ticket machines located at the lower terminal only accept credit/debit cards. 

During regular business hours Tram tickets are available for cash or debit/credit at the Pharmacy in the Center for Health & Healing Building.



5:30 am to 9:30 pm


9 am to 5 pm


CLOSED (Sunday service resumes Summer 2018)

The Tram cabins depart approximately every six minutes. During windy conditions, the Tram may slow to a 10-minute interval. 

The last Tram trip leaves the lower terminal 10 minutes before closing.

For more information, visit www.gobytram.com