There are 5 ways to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Redding, Ca to Weed, Ca

$89 - $178

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Train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Dunsmuir Amtrak Coast Starlight

$86 - $186

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Mount Shasta 306.8 miles

$30 - $45

Caltrain, fly to Redding, drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD
  3. Drive from Redding to Mount Shasta

$145 - $302

Caltrain, fly to Medford, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Medford (MFR) SFO - MFR
  3. Take the bus from Medford, Or to Weed, Ca

$195 - $498

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta is to Caltrain and fly and drive which costs $140 - $310 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Mount Shasta is 277 miles. The road distance is 306.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $85 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $85 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $190 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Mount Shasta is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from San Jose to Mount Shasta.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Mount Shasta. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta.
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  • Distance: 276.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to Mount Shasta via Oakland, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Redding, Ca, and Weed, Ca in around 7 h 42 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Jose to Mount Shasta once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Medford
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Dunsmuir Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
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 Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Redding, Ca to Weed, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Medford, Or to Weed, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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