Hood River County Transit

Columbia Area Transit (CAT) provides dial-a-ride, door-to-door service to the Hood River, Odell, Parkdale and Cascade Locks communities.The service connects to Greyhound for trips to The Dalles, Cascade Locks, Portland and points east.

CAT also provides fixed-route service multiple times a day along Interstate 84 from the City of Hood River to The Dalles and back to Hood River on weekdays.

Three parking spaces are available for Park & Ride use in front of the CAT transit office building at the southwest section of the lot that are open to the public to park and meet carpools/vanpools. Employees of Mt. Hood Meadows may also park and catch Mt. Hood Meadows buses to work. A new Park & Ride lot is located just east of the CAT office and is scheduled to open to the public in July 2014.

Columbia Area Transit
Schedule/Route Info..........(541) 386-4202
Oregon Telecommunications Relay Services: 7-1-1
P.O. Box 1147, Hood River, OR 97031
224 Wasco Loop, Hood River OR 97031

FIXED ROUTE SERVICES - these are buses that run regular service routes:

Hood River - The Dalles - Hood River: Click here for fares, schedules, and more.
The Dalles - Hood River - Portland: Click here for fares, schedules, and more.

SHOPPING TRIPS TO BUSINESSES WITHIN HOOD RIVER (special days for shopping – fare is for all stops for shopping. You must reserve a seat by calling 541-386-4202.

Destination Date Fare
Hood River Wednesdays $2.50
Odell Fridays $3.00
Parkdale Fridays $4.00


2nd FRIDAY SHOPPING TRIP TO CLACKAMAS TOWN CENTER - Every 2nd Friday of the month, you can catch the CAT bus to Clackamas Town Center for a day of shopping. Click here for more information.

Transportation Service Area
Click here to download the Hood River Transportation Service Area map (PDF)


Service Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Dial-A-Ride: Call 1 to 14 days in advance to schedule a trip reservation.

- Dial-A-Ride: $1.50 to $5.00 one-way per rider, depending on destination.
- Fixed Route: $3.00 to $8.00 one-way per rider, depending on route.

Google Transit Trip Planner:
Click here to start planning your next trip with Columbia Area Transit (CAT) using Google Transit.

Use Columbia Area Transit for:
Medical appointments
Job training
Alternative school
Essential services
Social service appointments

Link to the Hood River County website

Please note, for private events and tours, CAT cannot provide chartered service. Click here for private event/tour services.