Travel information

We love our city and hope you enjoy your visit! Please contact us if you need special accommodation or assistance traveling to and from Salem.

Forum hotel

Out of town guests are invited to stay at The Grand Hotel, located within the Salem Convention Center. To receive the government rate, request the “ODOT OReGO Road Usage Charge Program” block of rooms when booking.

Phone: 503.994.0977
Reservations: 1.877.540.7800

Nearest commercial airport

Portland International Airport (PDX)

60 miles to Salem

Ground transportation

A variety of rental car options are available at the airport.


We recommend confirming with your hotel about transfers to/from designated shuttle stops in Salem.

HUT Portland Airport Shuttle

Oregon Express Shuttle


Take Amtrak Cascades from Seattle or Portland to Salem. The Grand Hotel shuttle will meet you at the Salem station.