Travel to Klamath Falls

Travel, Lodging, and Dining

Oregon Tech is located just east of the Cascade Mountains in South Central Oregon. From the North, it takes about five hours to drive to Klamath Falls from Portland, and just over three hours from Eugene. From the South, it takes about five hours to drive from Reno, and less than three hours from Redding, California.

Check local lodging facilities, dining options, and things to do in Klamath County at Klamath County Chamber of Commerce or Discover Klamath.

Driving

PLEASE NOTE: Due to construction, HWY 58 may be closed on weeknights from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Plan ahead so you don't get stuck in Oakridge!

Driving Directions

From the North: HWY 97 SOUTH (via HWY 58 coming from Eugene). As you pass Klamath Lake entering town, take a left at the first traffic light. Proceed up the hill (on Campus Drive) to campus.

From the South: HWY 97 NORTH. Go past the City Center exit and take the Oregon Institute of Technology exit. At the first light, take a left and proceed up the hill (on Campus Drive) to campus.

From the East: HWY 140 WEST if coming from Lakeview or HWY 39 if coming from Tulelake. Proceed through Klamath Falls on S. 6th Street. Take a right at the Crater Lake Parkway. Continue on the Parkway until you reach Campus Drive which is the 5th light and take a right (at the Shilo Inn). Proceed up the hill to campus.

From the West: It's best to take Highway 140 East until it meets Highway 97 at a traffic light. Take a left at the light, go under the overpass and then merge right onto the Highway 97 entry ramp. Get off at the exit for Oregon Tech (second exit past the Klamath Falls downtown exit). At the first light, take a left on Campus Drive and proceed up the hill to campus.

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Airlines

The Klamath Falls Airport offers flights directly to Klamath Falls. Daily arrivals and departures are listed on the airport's website.

Taxi

Call Classic Taxi serving Klamath Falls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 541.885.8294.

Train

Amtrak's Coast Starlight train serves Klamath Falls, and the train station is a short drive/taxi ride away from campus. Remember, train travel isn't always timely, so it's not unusual for a train to run two hours behind schedule. Visit Amtrak online for schedules.

Bus

Basin Transit Services offers public transit in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Visit Basin Transit Services online for more information.