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There are 9 ways to get from Arcata to Modesto by bus, train, car, night bus, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Arcata, Ca to Oakland, Ca 1483
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca 6839 / ...

$48 - $66

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Bus, train  •  10h 15m

  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 Modesto Amtrak Station San Joaquins

$29 - $59

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Drive, bus, train  •  11h 41m

  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 Modesto Amtrak Station

$77 - $171

Night bus, bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to Oakland, Ca 1481
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca 6839 / ...

$48 - $66

Night bus, bus via Santa Rosa  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1481
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa to Manteca 417 Santa Rosa / ...

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Arcata to Modesto 367.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco, BART, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to San Francisco (SFO) ACV - SFO
  2. Take the BART from Montgomery St. to Dublin/Pleasanton
  3. Take the bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center

$203 - $421

Bus to Crescent City, fly to Oakland, bus  •  7h 16m

  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 bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center

$62 - $282

Fly Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento, train  •  10h 17m

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

$211 - $968

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arcata to Modesto is to bus and train which costs $28 - $60 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Arcata to Modesto is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arcata to Modesto. However, there are services departing from Arcata, Ca and arriving at Modesto, Ca via Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Arcata and Modesto is 279 miles. The road distance is 367.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Arcata to Modesto without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Arcata to Modesto, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Arcata/Eureka Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Arcata to Modesto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Modesto, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcata to Modesto is 368 miles. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Arcata to Modesto.

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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Arcata to Modesto via Oakland, Ca in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Sacramento via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Modesto Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Modesto Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. to Dublin/Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
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 Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Night bus from Arcata, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
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
Trinity Transit
Website
trinitytransit.org
Bus from Chevron Mini Mart to RABA Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Rosa to Manteca
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.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 - $10
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org

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United Airlines offers flights from Arcata/Eureka Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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