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Ashland COVID-19 Updates & Information

Dear Ashland Visitors,

Thanks for considering visiting Ashland. We are currently in Phase 2 with restaurants, retail, coffee shops, lodging and attractions open.  Masks are required in all public spaces with 6' of social distancing whether you are on the trail or in a business.  Thank you for your help in keeping yourself and Ashland safe and our businesses open.

The Governor’s Office continues to work with the Oregon Health Authority to update health and safety guidance for the reopening process. Members of the public with questions about the reopening process are encouraged to visit

While we look forward to encouraging visitors from across the country to visit Ashland, travel guidelines recommend staying local and responsibly traveling to those businesses that are open and respecting their safety protocols and wellness practices. We are carefully navigating forward and we ask that you do the same. We are open and look forward to welcoming you for new reasons to enjoy Ashland.

If you do travel to Ashland, please help keep yourself and others safe by doing the following:

  • You are required to wear a face covering and please avoid touching your face. Thank you for following their policies.
  • Practice physical distancing everywhere you go, 6’ apart
  • Use proper hand hygiene by frequent hand washing or hand sanitizer use. Cough or sneeze into your elbow or tissue and dispose of properly
  • Please stay home if you are sick, go home, get well, and we will gladly welcome you back

If you are a member of the hospitality industry looking for business guidance, click here

Traveling to Ashland

Ashland is centrally located halfway between Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California. Ashland is located 15 miles from the California border easily accessed from Interstate 5. Once you arrive, we invite you to enjoy navigating Ashland as a driver, pedestrian or cyclist.  For trails and bike routes request an Ashland Map Guide.

By air:

Rogue Valley International Airport (MFR), located 15 miles north of Ashland in Medford with commercial air provided by: Alaska, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Connections, and United Express offered through SkyWest.

Ground transport available through shuttle and cab services. Rental car services include Alamo, Budget, Hertz, National and Enterprise.
• Crater Lake Taxi: 541-333-3333
• Cascade Airport Shuttle: 541-488-1998
• Yell Oh Taxi: 541-973-0800
• Super Saver Rent-a-Car: 541-482-2521

By train:

AmTrak’s stations are 70 miles East in Klamath Falls, OR and 75 miles south in Dunsmuir, CA. Daily bus service provided by Greyhound-Trailways and the Southwest POINT. The SouthWest POINT leaves from Stadium Street at Ashland Street twice daily, traveling west to Brookings via Medford and Grants Pass, and east to Klamath Falls to connect with trains to points beyond Sacramento (including San Francisco) and ending in Los Angeles. Tickets for the Southwest Point must be purchased through Greyhound, Amtrak or via the Pacific Crest Bus Lines website. Visit for the most up-to-date information.

By bus:

Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) provides public transit service Monday - Saturday throughout Ashland and the Rogue Valley.

Click below for our members!
Transportation and Travel Services


What to do if smoke is in the air: In the West, our environment at times can create some challenges for visiting our town.  One such occurrence can be smoke in the air due to wildfires in the region.  For air quality and helpful resources go to