Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Directions to the Hostel by Bike (from train, bus, or airport)

From Union Station (Amtrak) and Greyhound Depot to the Hawthorne Hostel. If the widget above is not working, go here to see the map.

This route is approx. 3.8 miles (6.1 km) long and should take about 20-25 minutes time.

  • Turn left onto NW 6th Ave     0.0
  • Turn left onto NW Irving St     0.1
  • Turn right onto NW 5th Ave     0.1
  • Turn left onto NW Hoyt St     0.2
  • NW Hoyt St turns slightly right and becomes NW 3rd Ave     0.3
  • Turn left onto NW Everett St     0.4
  • Cross NW Naito Pkwy and turn left on sidewalk.     0.5
  • After passing the onramp on your right, turn right on path.     0.7
  • Turn left onto Waterfront Park Trail     0.7
  • Waterfront Park Trail turns right and becomes Steel Bridge Lower Deck     0.7
  • After crossing the bridge, you are on the Eastbank Esplanade. Stay right at the fork (don’t go up the ramp.)     0.9
  • At the top of the ramp after the floating section, turn right to stay on Eastbank Esplanade.     1.4
  • Turn left onto SE Salmon St. (This will be the first left you can take after crossing under the Morrison Bridge.)     1.9
  • Turn left onto SE 3rd Ave     2.1
  • Turn right onto SE Taylor St     2.2
  • Turn right onto SE 26th Ave     3.3
  • Turn left onto SE Main St     3.4
  • Turn right onto SE 30th Ave     3.7
  • Turn left onto the sidewalk on SE Hawthorne Blvd. Hostel will be on the left at 31st. (3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd.)     3.8


 


Coming from the airport?
It’s a bit longer ride, but totally doable if you feel like bicycling the hour or so it will take to get here. Otherwise, you can always hop on the MAX and get off at Hollywood Transit Center (see info below.) If the widget above is not working, go here to see the map.

approx. 11.3 miles (18.2 km) distance, over 1 hour travel time

  • Turn left out of the Arrivals area of the airport and onto the bike path.     0.0
  • Turn left onto NE Airport Way Frontage Rd     0.7
  • Turn right toward NE Lombard St. Becomes Mt. Hood Ave.     1.8
  • Turn left onto NE Cascades Pkwy     2.1
  • Right onto NE Mt St Helens Ave. Use caution when crossing tracks.     2.4
  • Turn left onto NE Alderwood Rd     2.7
  • Sharp right onto I-205 Multi Use Path     3.0
  • Cross NE Sandy Blvd, then turn right and stay on sidewalk.     3.7
  • Turn left onto I-205 Multi Use Path     3.8
  • Use crosswalk to cross NE Glisan St, then turn left onto sidewalk. CAUTION: Busy intersection. Watch out for drivers coming off the Interstate.     6.4
  • Turn right onto E Burnside St. Use caution crossing the tracks.    6.7
  • Right onto NE 68th Ave     8.1
  • Turn left onto NE Davis St     8.2
  • Turn right onto NE 58th Ave     8.7
  • Turn left onto NE Everett St     8.8
  • Turn left onto NE 47th Ave     9.3
  • Turn right onto NE Davis St     9.3
  • Turn left onto NE 41st Ave     9.6
  • Turn right onto SE Stark St     10.0
  • Turn left onto SE 41st Ave     10.0
  • Left onto SE Morrison St     10.2
  • Turn right onto SE 42nd Ave     10.2
  • Turn right onto SE Taylor St     10.4
  • Turn left onto SE 35th Ave     10.8
  • Turn right onto SE Salmon St     10.8
  • Turn left onto SE 30th Ave     11.2
  • Turn left onto sidewalk on SE Hawthorne Blvd. We’re on the left (3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd)     11.3

If you’re flying in, but don’t want to bike the whole distance from the airport, get on the MAX light rail train at the airport (pay $2.50 for the ticket, current as of  1 September 2014.) Get off at the Hollywood TC station and follow the directions below. If the widget above is not working, go here to see the map.

approx. 2.5 miles (4 km) distance, 15 minutes travel time

  • From the MAX platform, go up the stairs, and turn right on the pedestrian overpass.     0.0
  • Go down ramp and turn right onto NE Senate St     0.1
  • Turn left onto NE 42nd Ave     0.2
  • Turn left to stay on NE 42nd Ave     0.2
  • Continue onto NE 41st Ave     0.4
  • Turn right onto SE Stark St     1.1
  • Turn left onto SE 41st Ave     1.1
  • Slight left onto SE Morrison St     1.3
  • Turn right onto SE 42nd Ave     1.3
  • Turn left onto SE Belmont St     1.4
  • Turn right onto SE 42nd Ave     1.4
  • Turn right onto SE Taylor St     1.5
  • Turn left onto SE 35th Ave     1.9
  • Turn right onto SE Salmon St     2.0
  • Turn left onto SE 30th Ave     2.3
  • Turn left onto the sidewalk of SE Hawthorne Blvd. Hawthorne Hostel on left (3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd.)     2.5