Travelling by Air
Following is a list of some airports and airlines servicing the Mt. Shasta area with their phone numbers to assist you in planning your visit during the Wesak Ceremony.
Medford Airport (Oregon): (503) 772-8068
Redding Municipal Airport (California): (530) 224-4320
Southwest Airlines: (800) 435-9792
Alaskan Airlines (Horizon Air): (800) 426-0333
United Airlines: (800) 241-6522
Flying in from the Northwest USA, take Alaskan Airlines to Portland, Oregon. Then transfer to Horizon Air and fly into Medford Airport in Medford, Oregon. From Portland, Oregon you can also fly into Redding, California on Horizon Air. (Horizon Air is part of Alaskan Airlines.) Rent a car in Medford and drive on I-5 South to Mt. Shasta, California which is approximately a 1 hour to 1 1/2 hour drive. The drive from Redding, California to Mt. Shasta is also 1 to 1 1/2 hours. There are approximately 9 to 10 flights daily from Portland Airport to Medford Airport and 4 flights daily from Portland to Redding Airport. Medford, Oregon is North of Mt. Shasta and Redding.
From LAX (Los Angeles Int’l Airport) take Southwest Airlines to Sacramento. Rent a car at Sacramento Airport and drive on I-5 North which will take approximately 3 1/2 hours to Mt. Shasta.
If you wish to fly to Redding, CA from LAX, first fly to San Francisco Airport then take United Airlines to Redding Airport. United Airlines has approximately 3 flights per hour from LAX to SF Airport but only 6-8 flights daily from SF Airport to Redding. Even if you fly from LAX to SF Airport on United, you must change to a smaller United airplane to fly into Redding Airport. There are many other flights from LAX to SF Airport so check with your favorite airlines. The drive from San Francisco to Mt. Shasta is 5 hours.
Travelling by Bus
Ground Transportation Provided by Greyhound Bus Lines. Go to www.greyhound.com for more information. Greyhound Station in Redding: (530) 241-2531 or (800) 231-2222
Travelling by Train
There is an Amtrak station in Dunsmuir which is just about 10 miles south of Mt Shasta. Their toll free number is 800-872-7245. Please visit Amtrak.com for more information.
Car Rentals In the Area
Here is the contact information for two car rental pIaces each for Redding and Medford which are about 1 to 1 1/2 hours south and north respectively of Mt Shasta.
Car Rentals in Redding:
AVIS – 6751 Woodrum Circle # 130 Redding, CA 96002 — (530) 221-2855
HERTZ – Municipal Airport Redding, CA 96001 — (530) 221-4620
Car Rentals in Medford:
AVIS – Rogue Valley Intl Medford, OR — (541) 773-3003
HERTZ – Medford Rouge Valley Medford, OR 97501 — (541) 773-4293
Redding Yellow Taxi Service Phone: (530) 222-1257 or (530) 222-1234
The Yellow Cab Taxi Service is $180 from Redding Airport to Weed. Wesak attendees get a 10% discount.
Redding ABC Cab Co: (530) 246-0577
Medford Metro Taxi: (541) 773-6665
Medford Valley Cab: (541) 772-1818
For more local information please contact the appropriate Chamber of Commerce below:
Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce: (530) 926-4865 or toll-free 1-800-926-4865
Weed Chamber of Commerce: (530) 938-4624
Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce: (530) 235-2177
McCloud Chamber of Commerce: (530) 964-3113