With Interstate 84, a major four-lane limited access highway, running east/west through La Grande, Union County is far from isolated. I-84 provides a direct link to the West Coast and eastern population centers while several state highways link the county's communities and provide regional access.
The Union Pacific and Idaho Northern Pacific railroads provide mainline freight service for regional and transcontinental destinations on a daily basis. The Wallowa-Union Railroad connects Wallowa County to the main lines and the Eagle Cap Excursion Train.
The La Grande-Union County Municipal Airport is about 7 miles from downtown La Grande. With two runways, a comfortable lounge, conference and flight planning facilities, as well as courtesy cars for local transportation, travelers will find the that municipal airport provides private, business and commercial flyers with all the amenities expected at larger facilities.
Getting around Union County is easy, with regular shuttle service around La Grande, taxi service, and bike paths.
Northeast Oregon Public Transit has created a bus line with access to key points throughout La Grande via Trolley bus. This makes getting around La Grande not only easy, but fun, and is a great way for visitors to explore the town. They offer ADA accessible services. Visit their website for the most up to date information on schedules and routes.
Arc Cab. Co., which has service to the transit station, offers demand response services throughout Union County 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and can be reached at 541.663.0572.
Local and regional bus transportation is provided through Community Connection, offering local fixed route service in La Grande and regularly scheduled service to Wallowa, Baker and Umatilla counties. For those seeking bus travel nationwide, Community Connection serves as a transportation hub, including a station for the Greyhound Bus Line.