Directions to the OCC
Just 8 miles from Portland International Airport, visitors can access the convention center via Interstate 5 North from exit 302A–Rose Quarter, or from Interstate 84 West exit 1–Lloyd Boulevard.
Holladay Street, Northeast Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Lloyd Boulevard and Northeast First Avenue surround the facility grounds.
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Why drive? MAX trains run about every 15 minutes most of the day, every day, and stop right at our front door.
Portland’s MAX light rail stops 300 times a day at our front door, connecting riders to downtown, surrounding neighborhoods, the Oregon zoo, and Portland International Airport. The Streetcar’s Central Loop stops at our MLK lobby entrance every 15 minutes. Also, at the MLK lobby entrance, TriMet’s Bus Line No. 6 provides access to downtown stops and outlining areas.
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Parking garage entrances and other area parking
The building’s underground garage provides onsite parking. Combined, the two levels offer 800 spaces.
Enter the garage through either the Northeast First Avenue (P1) or Lloyd Boulevard (P2) entrance. Clearance on the P1 level is 7 feet; clearance on the P2 level is 9 feet.
The maximum daily rate to park is $10. Overnight parking is prohibited.
The parking garage generally opens daily at 6 a.m. Arrangements may be made for the garage to open earlier if needed.
Note: Some privately owned lots around the OCC promote "convention center parking" but these are not operated by the OCC.
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Electric vehicle charging stations
The parking garage offers four electric vehicle charging stations, two on each level. Spaces are indicated by brightly lit green murals and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bicycle and motorcycle parking
Bike parking locations
The OCC provides free bike racks on both levels of the parking garage and outside all main building entrances. Bicycle parking is free in all areas. There are also designated motorcycle-only parking spaces in the garage. Motorcycles pay the regular parking rates.
Recreation vehicle parking
The OCC does not permit overnight parking for recreational vehicles or mobile homes in the parking garage or in any satellite parking lots.
Parking and accommodations for disabled persons
Disabled parking is available in the OCC parking garage and all OCC lots on a first-come, first-served basis.