Getting Here & Around

Getting Here & Around

Getting Here

Wherever You're Coming From, Butte County is Easy to Access

Butte County is 2.5 hours from the Bay Area and 1 hour and 15 minutes from Sacramento, easily accessible on Highway 99 and Highway 70. It is also a morning’s drive from Redding and foothill towns throughout the Sierra Nevada and Central Valley.

Travel from SF

  1. Take I-80 East toward Sacramento
  2. Merge on CA-113 North
  3. Cut over to Highway 99 North, which leads you into Butte County

Approximate Travel Time: 3 hours

Travel from Sacramento

  1. Take CA-99 North
  2. Merge onto CA-70 to go to Oroville or continue on CA-99 North to head to Chico and Paradise

Approximate Travel Time: 1.5 hours

Travel from Reno

  1. Take I-80 West to Highway 20 towards Grass Valley/Nevada City
  2. Turn right on Woodruff Lane to cut over to Highway 70 North (before Marysville/Yuba City)

Approximate Travel Time: 2.75 hours

Car Rentals

Find Your Perfect Ride

Car rental locations are available at regional airports and throughout Butte County.


Choose from Several in the Surrounding Regions

Butte County is approximately 1.25 hours from Sacramento International Airport, 3.5 hours from San Francisco International Airport, and 3 hours Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

The Chico Municipal Airport and Oroville Municipal Airport are both general aviation airports with no commercial air service.

Equipment Rentals

For When You Want a Different Perspective as You Explore

Equipment Rental Spots Website Phone
Campus Bicycles (530) 345-2081
North Rim Adventure Sports (530) 345-2453
Forebay Aquatic Center (530) 570-2866
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