Traveling to EOU

How to get to EOU:

La Grande is in Northeastern Oregon.  It is located approximately 4 hours from Portland, Oregon, 5 hours from Seattle, Washington, and 3 hours from Boise, Idaho.  Many students fly into Portland, Boise or Seattle, and then take another plane to the regional airport in Pendleton, Oregon. It is approximately 1 hour away from  La Grande.  Seaport Airlines services the Pendleton Airport (

Another option is to take the bus to La Grande.  Greyhound bus lines has service to La Grande (  The International Student Adviser can also meet you at the bus station in La Grande and drive you to campus or you can take the Shuttle to campus.  Please note that the bus ride can be long with many stops.

Planning your travel to EOU :

  • If you will need to be picked up at the La Grande Greyhound Bus Station or Pendleton Airport, you will need to make arrangements with the International Student Advisor,
  • Please e-mail your travel itinerary, including your flight and bus information, to as soon as your arrangements are made.