TriMet Bus and MAX Services

Portland metro area transit provider TriMet provides bus, light rail (MAX) and other transit services and is a great way to get around, with direct routes to Pacific University Campuses.

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  • Bus transit (Line 57) is available from Pacific University Forest Grove Campus to the Hillsboro Central MAX Station and additional locations
  • The MAX blue line travels from Hillsboro, through downtown Portland, to Gresham and has a station at Pacific University's Hillsboro Campus
  • The MAX Red Line travels from the Portland City Center to the Portland Airport (PDX).

Pacific no longer sells individual TriMet passes as TriMet no longer accepts paper tickets as of Dec. 31, 2019. Trimet now uses Hop Fastpass TM.


Hop Fastpass TM

Pay your fare on TriMet, C-TRAN and the Portland Streetcar in three easy ways.

Pay with your Smartphone

Use a card in your mobile wallet to pay your fare via Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay. Or download the Hop App to get a virtual Hop Card. Just tap your phone by a green Hop Reader to pay for an Adult 2.5 hour ticket. Learn More.

Pay with Hop Card

Purchase a Hop card at supermarket, pharmacy, or convenience store, such as Safeway and Plaid Pantry, for $3. Reload in checkout or use the Hop website, app, or phone hotline. Register your card online to get lost-card protection and set up an auto-load. Just tap your card or phone with registered card in the app by a green Hop Reader to pay for an Adult 2.5 hour ticket. Find retailers.

Buy Ticket from TriMet Transit Centers/MAX Stations

You can buy a 2.5 hour or day pass from machines using cash, change, or a credit/debit card.