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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta by plane, car, taxi, bus or train

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Fly San Francisco to Redding, drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD
  2. Drive from Redding to Mount Shasta

$184 - $670

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Bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Sacramento "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento to Weed "Greyhound"

$72 - $96

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Fly Oakland to Crescent City, drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Crescent City (CEC) OAK - CEC
  2. Drive from Crescent City to Mount Shasta

$150 - $390

Fly San Francisco to Medford, taxi, bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Medford (MFR) SFO - MFR
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to N. Main/J&D Diner
  3. Take the bus from N. Main/J&D Diner to Berryvale

$218 - $403

Train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Emeryville to Dunsmuir Amtrak Station Coast Starlight

$76 - $104

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Mount Shasta 276.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $700 and takes 3h 40m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Mount Shasta is 246 miles. The road distance is 276.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta without a car is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs $75 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Mount Shasta is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from San Francisco to Mount Shasta.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Mount Shasta. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Mount Shasta.
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  • Distance: 245.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Mount Shasta, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Emeryville to Dunsmuir Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Mount Shasta via Sacramento and Weed in around 9h 4m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Medford
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Oakland to Crescent City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville to Dunsmuir Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Siskiyou Transit
Phone
+1 530-842-8220
Email
STAGE@co.siskiyou.ca.us
Website
co.siskiyou.ca.us
Bus from N. Main/J&D Diner to Berryvale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
co.siskiyou.ca.us
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Sacramento to Weed
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to N. Main/J&D Diner
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Valley Cab
Phone
+1 541-772-1818
Website
myvalleycab.com
Checker Cab of S. Oregon
Phone
+1 541-531-5222
Budget Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 541-779-3333
Website
budgetcab1.wixsite.com

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 26 min and costs $8 - $10.

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