How To Get To Mammoth Mountain
Need directions on how to get to Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, California? Mammoth Mountain is a fantastic year round resort that offers many amenities and activities. The town of Mammoth is quaint and friendly. Many of the businesses are family owned and have been around for many generations. Mammoth Mountain has been rated a top ten ski resort in the United States and has been the training ground for many famous skiers and snowboarders.
From Reno/ Lake Tahoe Area: This drive takes around three hours.
- Take Highway 395 south
- Exit on Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes.
From Los Angeles Area: This drive takes around six hours.
- Take the 405 freeway to the 5 freeway north
- Exit to highway 14 north.
- Next, take the highway 395 north
- Take the exit to Mammoth Lakes which is highway 203.
From San Diego Area: This drive takes about seven and a half hours.
- Take highway 15 to highway 395
- Take the exit to Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes.
There are also flights available to Mammoth through Horizon Air. The flights leave from Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. Once in the town proper of Mammoth, visitors can drive up to Mammoth Mountain, take a free shuttle bus, or take the Gondola up to Canyon Lodge Area. Mammoth Mountain has three main areas where guests can enjoy skiing, mountain biking or hiking depending on the time of year. The three areas are Juniper Springs, Canyon Lodge and Main Lodge.
Driving Times and Distances to Mammoth Mountain
These driving times are from some of the larger areas where guests travel from to get to Mammoth Mountain. All driving times are approximate and can vary depending on the weather, road construction or road closures.
- Bakersfield- 4.5 Hours, 260 miles
- Death Valley- 4 hours, 214 miles
- Fresno- 4.5 hours, 200 miles
- Las Vegas- 5.5 hours, 277 miles
- Sacramento- 5 hours, 290 miles
- San Francisco- 6 hours, 300 miles
- Yosemite Valley- 2.5 hours, 100 miles