Miss home? Want to go home for a weekend? Many Transportation options are available!Posted February 20th, 2012 by redpathb
There are buses, trains, cabs and airplane transportations available in the area if you would like to arrange a trip home for a short break and to catch up with your loved ones.
- Greyhound Bus Service www.greyhound.com
You can easily find the station on 4th avenue in downtown Corvallis. Bus routes from Corvallis can take you anywhere with convenient connections on the way such as Salem, Portland, Eugene, and Bend. Visit their website for more information regarding schedules and fares.
- Amtrak Train www.amtrak.com
The nearest train station is in Albany, which is about 10 miles from Corvallis. You may either take a greyhound bus to the Amtrak station in Albany or simply call a Beaver cab to drive you to the station as well! Trains go up to Portland or down to Eugene with additional connections to other places.
- Beaver Cab 541-766-8294
If you do not feel like driving your own car around or if you do not have a car, there are always Beaver cabs available in the area to assist you! Of course, if you do not feel safe driving around after hanging out at a bar or at a party, it will be wise to call a Beaver cab. Simply dial the phone number above and a cab driver will respond to your pick up location as soon as they can!
- Hut Shuttle www.hutshuttle.com
If you need to visit your home or any place by airplane, we are happy to have a shuttle service available for pick up and drop off right in front of the OSU bookstore! For more information regarding schedules and prices, please visit the HUT shuttle website. Shuttle buses arrive and depart every two hours!
- Corvallis Transit System (CTS) City Buses http://www.ci.corvallis.or.us/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=467&Itemid=410
If you just want to get around town, the city of Corvallis offers free bus routes all over the town! If you just need to go to Winco Foods from Downtown Corvallis, simply hop on a bus and go there hassle free! CTS routes and times can be viewed on their website above. The routes and times are also on Google transit program and it can be easily viewed from your mobile phones to figure out the bus stop locations! How convenient!
If you need a car to travel to your home for a day or so, but do not want to rent a car due to high rental prices… we offer a WeCar program on campus for anyone to use! Simply go to the WeCar vehicle at your reservation time and hold your membership card over the sensor in the windshield. The system will recognize you and the car will unlock. The keys to the ignition will be waiting for you in the glove box!! Isn’t that cool?! For more information about how this works and the costs, simply click on the link above!