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There are 7 ways to get from Arcata to Grass Valley by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Arcata Amtrak Bus Stop to Martinez Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak Station to Auburn Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$32 - $66

6 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Arcata, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak

Drive, bus, train  •  12h 18m

  1. Drive from Arcata to Chevron Mini Mart
  2. Take the bus from Chevron Mini Mart to RABA Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Redding Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
  4. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak

$75 - $158

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Arcata to Grass Valley 310.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to Sacramento (SMF) ACV - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak

Fly Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco, BART, train, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to San Francisco (SFO) ACV - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Richmond BART Station
  3. Take the train from Richmond Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St

$233 - $492

Bus to Crescent City, fly to Oakland, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Arcata Transit Center to Cultural Center
  2. Fly from Crescent City (CEC) to Oakland (OAK) CEC - OAK
  3. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak

$91 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Arcata to Grass Valley is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Arcata to Grass Valley is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcata to Grass Valley. However, there are services departing from Arcata, Ca and arriving at Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St via Santa Rosa, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Valley Station and Nevada St at Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 54m.

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The distance between Arcata and Grass Valley is 197 miles. The road distance is 310.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arcata to Grass Valley without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 53m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 11h 53m to get from Arcata to Grass Valley, including transfers.

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Arcata to Grass Valley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Arcata, Ca station.

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There is no direct flight from Arcata/Eureka Airport to Sacramento Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 36m and has one stopover.

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Arcata to Grass Valley bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Auburn Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcata to Grass Valley is 310 miles. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Arcata to Grass Valley.

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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 53m

What companies run services between Arcata, CA, USA and Grass Valley, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Arcata to Grass Valley via Santa Rosa, Ca, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento Valley Station, Auburn Amtrak, and Nevada St at Amtrak Station in around 11h 54m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Crescent City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Martinez Amtrak Station to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Redding Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Arcata Amtrak Bus Stop to Martinez Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Arcata, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Trinity Transit
Website
trinitytransit.org
Bus from Chevron Mini Mart to RABA Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Arcata Transit Center to Cultural Center
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org

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United Airlines offers flights from Arcata/Eureka Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Grass Valley. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arcata to Arcata/Eureka Airport is to bus which takes 34m and costs $1 - $3.

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