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Eugene

You haven’t experienced Oregon until you’ve visited Eugene! This vibrant college town is home to the University of Oregon ducks and prides itself as TrackTown USA. Amtrak’s Eugene Depot is in the heart of historic downtown Eugene surrounded by hotels, fine dining, shopping and performing arts. Markets, celebrations and street fairs keep this community hopping. Golf courses, breweries, art galleries and sports venues are integrated in the business district, so fun naturally follows work. With award-winning public transportation and dedicated bike lanes, it is easy to explore Eugene.

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At the station

Eugene Station

Eugene Station
433 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97401

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Services Include:

  • Ticket Agent Available
  • Restaurants
  • Enclosed waiting area
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Parking: Free short-term and overnight parking
  • Ticket Agent Available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM available on site
  • Checked baggage available during station hours
  • Parking: Free short-term parking available

Ticketing Hours:

  • 5:15 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Station Lobby Hours:

  • 5:15 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • 11:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Eugene Attractions

University of Oregon Take the train on game day! The Amtrak depot is two miles from Autzen Stadium and PK Park. Arrive in downtown Eugene and join the students walking the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path System to the game, or catch a shuttle. The University of Oregon (UO) serves over 20,000 students studying over 200 academic programs. The main campus comprises 80 architecturally- significant buildings on 295 beautiful acres. The Ford Alumni Center offers tours six days a week, or take a self-guided tour of the UO’s sustainability, campus trees, artwork or architecture. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art has an extensive collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and European Art.

taxi

5 minutes from station


Hult Center for the Performing Arts A cultural center for Eugene, the Hult Center for the Performing Arts comprises a large concert hall with beautiful architecture and excellent acoustical features, a smaller theater and a visual arts gallery. The Hult Center, along with other local venues, offers a robust calendar featuring international headliners as well as local talent. Performing arts include the Eugene Ballet Company, Eugene Concert Choir, Eugene Opera, Eugene Symphony and more

pedestrian

5 minutes from station


Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path SystemOver 100 miles of paved riverfront paths and multi-use trails connect downtown Eugene and downtown Springfield. Five pedestrian/bike bridges crisscross the Willamette River. In the spring the Owen Memorial Rose Garden blossoms with 4,000 roses and the country’s oldest and largest Black Tartarian cherry tree. In the fall, colorful foliage transforms the riverbank into a palette of red, orange, yellow and gold. Explore Skinner Butte Park with its historic landmarks, RiverPlay playground and scenic viewpoint overlooking Eugene. Named a 2013 Top Urban Bike Path by USA Today.

pedestrian

17 minutes from station

taxi

3 minutes from station


Fifth Street Public MarketEugene’s answer to chic, the Fifth Street Public Market offers fashionable shopping and fantastic dining in a rambling historic building. Courtyards and balconies weave together five floors of specialty retail shops. Highlights include an international food court, coffee shop, swank boutique hotel, salon and day spa, wine tasting and Eugene’s esteemed Marche restaurant. Enjoy live entertainment. During the holidays, it “snows” every weekend at dusk, rain or shine.

pedestrian

5 minutes from station


Saturday MarketIt’s a tradition! Since the early 70s local artisans have gathered at Eugene’s Park Blocks rain or shine to sell their handmade or home-grown products. This is the oldest weekly, open-air market in the country! Shop for unique gifts from tie dye to jewelry. Enjoy delicious food and live entertainment. Every Saturday from April through October.

pedestrian

7 minutes from station


Whiteaker Arts DistrictA hip and lively destination! Rapidly becoming known as Eugene’s Fermentation District, “The Whit” is home to flagship breweries Ninkasi, Oakshire and Hop Valley. Mead, cider and wine is also made here. But this historic neighborhood, just west of downtown, enjoys more than just great beverages. The neighborhood offers tantalizingly good restaurants, popular entertainment venues, and quality art exhibits. Innovative businesses owned by neighborhood residents make up the crux of this alternative, sustainability-driven community.

pedestrian

4 minutes from station


Alton Baker ParkThis spectacular riverfront park is home to the Cuthbert Amphitheatre, the Nobel Peace Park, The Science Factory and Pre’s Trail. Adjacent the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path System and close to Autzen Stadium and PK Park, Alton Baker Park is a great afternoon destination. During the summer rent paddle boards and kayaks from local vendors. Picnic under the pavilions along the river and watch the ducks swimming in the pond. Art and the Vineyard is a signature event held here each summer. The park also hosts numerous festivals and running events.

pedestrian

26 minutes from station

bus

6 minutes from station

Getting Around

LTD (Lane Transit District)Convenient and effective, the Metro Buses service downtown and outlying areas. And downtown is a FREE ride area.


Limousine Service Built for the World's Fair, the Seattle Monorail is a fun and convenient way to travel between downtown and the Seattle Center, site of the Space Needle and Experience Music Project.


Car Rentals Ride the streetcar from Westlake Mall to Lake Union.


Oregon Taxi Take a mini cruise across beautiful Elliott Bay from downtown's Pier 55 to West Seattle. From here, you can explore Alki Beach in West Seattle. Walking distance from the station.

 

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