Get to the Southern Oregon Coast! It may be a bit farther afield, but getting here is simple. Here are your best bets.

 

Fly. There are four airports to consider:

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Eugene Airport (EUG), Eugene, OR

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO/FROM:
Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Phoenix-Mesa, Salt Lake City, and Chicago

AFTER ARRIVAL:
You’re just 1.5 hours away from Reedsport, the northernmost town on the Live Culture Coast map, via 1-5 and OR-38.

DRIVE TIME TO THE COAST:
1 hour 31 min

Del Norte County Regional Airport 

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO/FROM: Oakland on Contour Air

AFTER ARRIVAL: You’re just a half hour away from Brookings, the southernmost town on the Live Culture Coast route. Car rentals available from Express Auto Rental or Hertz.

DRIVE TIME TO THE COAST:
33 minutes to Brookings

Rogue Valley International Airport (MFR), Medford, OR

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO/FROM:
Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Phoenix-Mesa, Salt Lake City

AFTER ARRIVAL:
From Medford, U.S. Highway 199 dips into California before wending its way back up to Brookings, Oregon, about 6 miles from the California border.

DRIVE TIME TO THE COAST:
2 hours 28 minutes.

Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH), North Bend, Oregon Coast

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO/FROM:
San Francisco

AFTER ARRIVAL:
You’re on the scene, right by Coos Bay and Charleston.


Drive. Drive times from cities in the region are as follows:

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From Portland

To Reedsport: 3h 24 mins
To Bandon: 4h 28 mins
To Brookings: 6h 9 mins

From Bend

To Reedsport: 3h 56 mins
To Bandon: 5h 2 mins
To Brookings: 5h 40 mins

From Eugene

To Reedsport 1 h 31
To Bandon: 2 h 35 mins
To Brookings: 4 h 21 mins

From San Francisco

To Brookings: 6h 42 mins
To Bandon: 8h 22 mins (via Hwy 101)
To Reedsport: 8h 20mins (via I-5)


Bus service. Once you’re here, go local.

Coos Bay–North Bend: Coos County Transit services routes around Coos Bay and North Bend and follows the Coos County Loop route. Find more information at CoosTransit.

North Bend–Brookings: Ride the Coastal Express from Brookings to North Bend! Sit back and enjoy the scenery, and find a printable bus schedule here.


Roads, tides, sunrise. Stay in the know as you travel the coast.

Tide Tables—Tides can vary significantly from location to location. Take a look at the tide tables for Port Orford, Coos Bay, and Brookings.

Sunrise/Sunset—Know when to turn your gaze West to catch the spectacular skies morning and night.

Weathercams—Trip check has numerous cameras along the Live Culture Coast route. Check conditions before you head out!