Directions to Ashland Hostel
Map & Directions
Driving Directions from the North:
Turn right off the first Ashland exit 19 from Interstate-5. Turn left at the traffic light at Highway 99 and follow the signs towards the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. After about one mile, you'll enter Ashland, where Highway 99 will become North Main Street. One block after the second traffic signal (at Laurel Street) the Hostel will be on the left at 150 North Main Street. Turn left on Bush Street to park behind the house. If all three parking spaces are filled, continue out the alley and park on Helman Street.
Driving Directions from the South:
Take the second Ashland exit 14 off Interstate-5. At the end of the off ramp, turn left onto Ashland St. After a mile or so Ashland Street will merge right with Siskiyou Blvd. at the university. Continue with the flow of traffic about two miles. In the downtown area Siskiyou Blvd. becomes Lithia Way, which is the northbound one-way street as you drive through the downtown area. This, in turn, will become a two-way street after about six blocks. Stay in the right lane because the Hostel is now just a half block on the right. Turn right on Bush Street to park behind the house. If the three parking spaces are filled, continue out of the alley and park on Helman Street.
From the Greyhound Bus Station:
The RVTD bus Route 10 leaves the Front Street Station (9th & Front St, Medford) at :26 & :56 past the hour. Take the# 10 bus for 9 minutes to the Ashland Plaza. From there retrace the bus route back one block. The hostel is on the right at 150 N. Main. Buses run between 5:26am and 6:56pm, Monday-Friday. The bus fare is $2, or $1 for students and seniors. Be aware there is no weekend service.
Taxi service is available from Ashland Taxi Cab (541) 890-8080 or Yellow Cab (541) 482-3065.
From the Amtrak Station:
The closest Amtrak station is located in Klamath Falls, approximately 80 miles away. A shuttle meets the Coast Starlight from California at 10:20 a.m.each day arriving in Ashland at 1:00 p.m. If you are traveling from the north you must take the connection bus from Portland to the Ashland shuttle. Both shuttles arrive at Safeway market approximately 1 mile from the Ashland Hostel. Walk north through the downtown area for approximately 10 blocks. The Hostel is in the large green house on the right at 150 North Main Street after the plaza and the downtown shops. Check AmTrak.com for more information.
From the Airport:
The Medford International Airport is located 15 miles north of Ashland and is serviced by United Air Lines, and Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air. The Cascade Airport Shuttle (541-488-1998) provides car service from the airport to Ashland.