Travel Information

Airport Portland International Airport (PDX) is 10 miles (15–25 minutes) from the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.

United Airlineshas partnered with Shock and is offering discounted airfare to all attendees traveling to Portland International Airport. When booking online at use Offer Code:  ZJPE104051.

If you call United at (800) 426-1122, please remember to provide the following information:

Z Code ZJPE and Agreement Code104051. 

 Taxi   $40–$45 (one way) from Portland International Airport (PDX). 
 UberX   $20–$25 from Portland International Airport (PDX).

From Portland International Airport (PDX): Blue Star Downtown Express Bus provides 24-hour service to downtown Portland. Get on the Blue Star Downtown Express Bus toward downtown. The ride is approximately 37 minutes with two stops but will drop you off just 150 feet from the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Fare is $14 one way or $24 round trip per person. Visit the Blue Star Bus website for more information and maps.


The temperature in Portland in early October averages in the mid 60s during the day and low 40s at night.