Getting to Cannon Beach
Driving to Cannon Beach
Cannon Beach is located on the North Oregon Coast, less than two hours drive (80 miles) from Portland and just under four hours from Seattle.
Portland to Cannon Beach
To reach Cannon Beach from Portland, follow Highway 26 West to the junction of Highway 101, then continue four miles south on Highway 101.
Seattle to Cannon Beach
From Seattle, drivers can follow I-5 south to Longview, Highway 30 west to Astoria and then continue 25 miles south on Highway 101.
Bus Service through Northwest Point
Twice-daily bus service from Portland to Cannon Beach is provided by Northwest Point with tickets available through Greyhound and Amtrak. The bus offers twice daily service with morning and evening departures from the Portland Greyhound and Amtrak stations for the under two-hour trip. More information may be found here.
Bus Service through North by Northwest Connector
Cannon Beach is served by bus service through Clatsop County's Sunset Empire Transportation District. The SETD also works cooperatively with four other coastal counties to provide public transportation between Astoria and Newport, as well as connections to Portland, Longview and Albany. The North by Northwest Connector Alliance partners offer three-day or seven-day passes that may be purchased from drivers on any route. Passes allow on trip to the coast from Portland or the Albany/Corvallis areas, one return trip and unlimited travel in Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln Counties (from Astoria to Yachats). Three-day passes are $25 and seven-day are $30. Drivers accept only cash and exact change is required. More information may be found here.