There are 2 ways to get from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Redding Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$189 - $301

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake 203.9 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shasta Lake and Crater Lake is 158 miles. The road distance is 203.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 7 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shasta Lake to Crater Lake is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake.

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Map of how to get from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake.
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  • Distance: 157.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Shasta Lake, CA, USA and Crater Lake, OR, USA?

There is no direct connection from Shasta Lake to Crater Lake. However, you can take the taxi to Redding Amtrak, take the train to Chemult Amtrak, then take the taxi to Crater Lake. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Crater Lake.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Redding Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Other operators
Taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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