Mammoth Lakes California Transportation & Travel

Mammoth Lakes California
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If you're looking for details on transporation to Mammoth Lakes, look no further than  We've assembled all the options to take the guesswork out of your trip planning.


Located in the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in the Inyo National Forest, whether you choose to drive, bus, or fly to Mammoth Lakes, rest assured, your journey will be as scenic as your stay.


No matter where you’re coming from, your drive into Mammoth will end in the same route. Get to US-395, then head to State Route 203, which will take you in to town.


Mammoth Lakes is best accessed from the following airports:

Mammoth Lakes - MMH
Flights depart from Los Angeles, San Jose, Portland and San Francisco, and are available from Horizon\Alaska Airlines and United.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport – RNO
This large airport is serviced by a variety of major international carries including Alaska Airlines\Horizon Air, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Airways. RNO services virtually all major domestic and international airports. This is your best bet if heading to Mammoth from cities not serviced by MMH.

Car Rentals

While car rentals are available, for those who plan to spend most of their time in town, or on the slopes, Mammoth has a free shuttle that will cover all your transportation needs. If you do plan to venture out of town, there are many convenient options in town for rentals.

Public Buses and Shuttles

The Eastern Sierra Transit Authority provides public transportation into Mammoth Lakes from a variety of neighboring communities.

Once you’ve arrived, Mammoth Lakes has a great transportation system that will get you around town free of charge. Shuttles are also available from the airport, and are free of charge for those staying on the mountain.

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