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There are 4 ways to get from Arcata to Mendocino by bus, taxi, night bus or car

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Arcata, Ca to Willits 1483
  2. Take a taxi from Willits to Mendocino

$170 - $236

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to Ukiah 1481
  2. Take the bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Kasten and Little Lake 65

$27 - $64

2 alternative options

Night bus, taxi  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to Willits 1481
  2. Take a taxi from Willits to Mendocino

$170 - $236

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Arcata to Mendocino 155.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Arcata to Mendocino is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arcata to Mendocino is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcata to Mendocino. However, there are services departing from Arcata, Ca and arriving at Kasten and Little Lake via Ukiah Municipal Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Arcata and Mendocino is 109 miles. The road distance is 155.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arcata to Mendocino without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $170 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Arcata to Mendocino, including transfers.

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

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Arcata to Mendocino bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Kasten and Little Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcata to Mendocino is 155 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Arcata to Mendocino.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Mendocino. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arcata to Mendocino.
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  • Distance: 109.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Arcata, CA, USA and Mendocino, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Arcata to Mendocino. However, you can take the bus to Willits then take the taxi to Mendocino. Alternatively, you can take the night bus to Willits then take the taxi to Mendocino.

Bus operators
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 Willits
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Arcata, Ca to Ukiah
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
MTA
Phone
+1 800-696-4682
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Ukiah Municipal Airport to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
mendocinotransit.org
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Taxi from Willits to Mendocino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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