land (in your own car): Take Highway 101 to Coos Bay
or North Bend. Follow signs to "Ocean Beaches", "Charleston",
or "Sunset Bay". Charleston is approximately eight
miles from Coos Bay. As you enter Charleston, cross the South
Slough bridge and turn right on Boat Basin Drive. OIMB is approximately
one-half mile on the left at 63466 Boat Basin Drive. Driving
from Eugene takes two-and-a-half hours. Driving from Portland
takes about five hours.
By land (via Porter Bus Lines ):
You will be arriving in Coos Bay
via Porter Bus Lines. OIMB is 15 minutes from Porter Bus Station (275 N. Broadway, Tioga Building); contact Yellow Cab Taxi (541-267-3111)
to make transport arrangements to OIMB.
By air (United Express): United Express has service to North Bend (via Portland and San Francisco). A cab from the airport to the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston costs about $10. Call Yellow cab (541) 267-3111 to arrange.