Getting there & around
Redding Municipal Airport (530-224-4321; www.ci.redding.ca.us/airports/rma/rma.htm; 6751 Woodrum Circle) is 4 miles southeast of the city just off of Airport Rd. Horizon Airlines now has daily round-trip flights from Redding to Los Angeles and Portland. And United Express has daily services between Redding and San Francisco.
The Amtrak station (800-872-7245; www.amtrak.com; 1620 Yuba St), one block west of the Downtown Redding Mall, is not staffed. For the Coast Starlight you need to make advance reservations by phone or via the website, then pay the conductor when you board the train. Alternatively, visit a travel agency.
The Greyhound bus station (530-241-2531; 1321 Butte St), adjacent to the Downtown Mall, never closes. Redding Area Bus Authority (RABA; 530-241-2877) has a dozen city routes operating until around 6pm Monday to Saturday. Fares start at $1 (exact change only).