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Travel time from Grants Pass to Redding



Grants Pass to Redding airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Grants Pass to Redding? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Redding, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Wednesday, 11:23 am:  start in Grants Pass
drive for about 1 hour
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 60 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 1:00 pm at the latest

12:35 pm:  Rogue Valley International - Medford (MFR)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 1:30 pm

12:50 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

1:20 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

1:35 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

1:50 pm:  board SkyWest Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

2:00 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 65 minutes

3:05 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 14 minutes to taxi to the runway

3:19 pm:  wheels up! take-off from MFR
fly for about 57 minutes in the air

4:16 pm:  San Francisco International (SFO)
San Francisco, CA is the same time as Medford, OR
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 5 minutes to the gate

4:21 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

7:20 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 2 hours, 59 minutes

7:35 pm:  board SkyWest Airlines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

7:45 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 9 minutes

7:54 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 20 minutes to taxi to the runway

8:14 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from SFO
fly for about 35 minutes in the air

8:49 pm (local time):  Redding Municipal (RDD)
Redding is the same time as Grants Pass
taxi on the runway for an average of 4 minutes to the gate

8:53 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at RDD
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 22 minutes to your destination

9:15 pm (local time):  arrive in Redding

Total travel time: 10 hours




Flying non-stop from Grants Pass to Redding

How far is Redding from Grants Pass? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 137 miles or 220 km

Flight time: 46 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 9 hours, 52 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 12.8x faster, and saves you about 9 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.



Best day of the week to fly to Redding

Looking at flights on SkyWest Airlines Inc. from MFR to SFO, and connecting flights on SkyWest Airlines Inc. from SFO to RDD, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Wednesday for the flight itinerary above.




Airlines that fly to Redding

We picked SkyWest Airlines Inc. for your main flight, and SkyWest Airlines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)
  2. United Air Lines Inc. (UA)




Plan a trip to Redding

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Redding, California. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Redding. A great place to eat might be Wilda's Grill. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Redding like What is your favorite restaurant in Redding? Click the button below to explore Redding in detail.






What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Redding to Grants Pass, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Grants Pass to Redding road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Grants Pass to Redding?

If you happen to know Grants Pass, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Grants Pass!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 137 miles
flight time of 46 minutes
4 Grants Pass travel answers
6 Redding travel answers

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Redding Airports
  1. Redding Municipal Airport



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