TriMet and ODOT partner to link Sunset Transit Center to Oregon Coast


New POINT intercity bus stop will connect TriMet riders to many north coast destinations

Today marked the beginning of a new bus connection at the Sunset Transit Center, but this service gets riders all the way to the Oregon Coast. TriMet, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) POINT intercity bus service, has added a new stop at our second largest transit center, linking transit riders to this coastal connector along its Portland-Astoria route.

The Ppoint-mapOINT bus now stops at the Sunset Transit Center, located at 10470 SW Barnes Rd in Beaverton four times per day, every day. This added stop now provides direct connections for POINT riders traveling from the coast to all destinations in the greater Portland area via the MAX Blue and Red lines, five bus lines and the Forest Heights shuttle. This is the first time the POINT has served a TriMet transit center, providing improved regional connections.

Planning a trip to the coast from Sunset Transit Center? A few things to know before you go
The Sunset Transit Center Park & Ride tends to fill up by 7:30 a.m. on weekdays and parking is limited to a maximum of 24 hours of use.

  • Parking: 630 total spaces
  • 589 regular spaces
  • 13 accessible/disabled spaces
  • 2 Quick Drop spaces – 10-minute parking for passenger loading/unloading only.
  • 16 carpool spaces
  • 10 short-term parking spaces

Check out TriMet’s Park & Ride page for additional information and alternate parking locations.

The POINT’s Astoria-Portland bus route provides daily service between Downtown Portland and the Northwest Oregon Coast. There are two trips per day in each direction. See the POINT Schedule page for more details. POINT amenities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning and a restroom. Vehicles are wheelchair accessible and have space for luggage and bicycles. Tickets can be purchased from Amtrak by calling 1-800-872-7245, and through local independent ticket agents. POINT bus drivers do not sell tickets.

Plan ahead
TriMet’s online trip planner makes it easy to plan your trip on our buses and trains. Visit on your computer or mobile device for complete transit information and to check TransitTracker for the next arrivals.