Welcome to Mt. Hood!

The Mt. Hood Express transit is a public bus service administered by Clackamas County and serves the communities along Highway 26, running from the city of Sandy east to Government Camp and Timberline.


The Express: Operates 7 days a week as a limited stop commuter service between the City of Sandy and Timberline. Seasonal service features include bike trailers and ski boxes for the convenience of riders to stow their equipment. The Express does not operate on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.


Villages Shuttle: Operates 7 days a week as a deviated fixed route for local service between Sandy and Rhododendron. The Villages Shuttle does not operate on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


One-way fare is $2

All-day pass is $5 and includes the Sandy Area Metro (SAM) buses that run between the TriMet Gresham Central MAX station and the Sandy Transit Center.

Find your bus here 

Mt Hood Express Brochure
Folleto Mt Hood Express - Español

Express route only

Villages Shuttle route only

Coming from the Portland area?

With one ticket you can reach beautiful Mount Hood by taking SAM from the Gresham Transit Center to the Sandy Transit Center. At the Sandy Transit Center board the Mt Hood Express and up to the mountain you go.

Frequently Asked Questions

Link to The Resort at The Mountain
Link to Mt. Hood Skibowl
Link to Timberline Lodge
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For more trip planning information visit City of SandyGoogle Transit Trip Planner, or Trimet.
For information about our area visit Mt. Hood Territory or  Clackamas County.
For local weather and road conditions, visit ODOT's Trip Check.
Mt Hood Express Information:
For ADA accommodation requests please contact: Rojoy Services
Managed by Clackamas County Social Services
Please contact us directly with any complaints or concerns
PO BOX 2950, Oregon City, OR 97045
TTY Services: (503) 650-5646
The Mt. Hood Express Respects Civil Rights

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