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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 43 min

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

$86 - $186

4 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 33 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

$147 - $306

Caltrain, fly to Medford, bus  •  7 h 5 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

$197 - $493

Caltrain, fly to Arcata/Eureka, drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV
  3. Drive from Arcata/Eureka to Mount Shasta

$221 - $446

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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from San Francisco to Medford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak 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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose and Mount Shasta is 443 km. The road distance is 491 km.

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

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Mount Shasta is to Caltrain and fly and drive which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $140 - $310.

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