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There are 3 ways to get from Ashland to Arcata by bus or car

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Bus via Crescent City  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Medford, OR to Crescent City, CA Westbound
  2. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center 20

$36 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Medford Greyhound to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino SouthWest POINT
  2. Take the bus from Lucky 7 Store to Arcata Transit Center 20

$36 - $54

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Ashland to Arcata 203.5 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Ashland to Arcata is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Ashland to Arcata is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashland to Arcata. However, there are services departing from Lithia Way - North of 2nd St and arriving at Arcata Transit Center via Medford, OR, Veterans' Hall and Cultural Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 42m.

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The distance between Ashland and Arcata is 117 miles. The road distance is 203.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashland to Arcata without a car is to bus via Crescent City which takes 8h 42m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m to get from Ashland to Arcata, including transfers.

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Ashland to Arcata bus services, operated by South West Point, depart from Medford, OR station.

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Ashland to Arcata bus services, operated by Redwood Coast Transit, arrive at Arcata Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashland to Arcata is 203 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Ashland to Arcata.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Arcata. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 42m

What companies run services between Ashland, OR, USA and Arcata, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ashland to Arcata via Medford, OR, Crescent City, CA, Veterans' Hall, and Cultural Center in around 8h 42m.

Bus operators
South West Point
Website
southwest-point.com
Bus from Medford, OR to Crescent City, CA
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
southwest-point.com
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Redwood Coast Transit
Bus from Lucky 7 Store to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Redwood Coast Transit
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Greyhound to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
oregon-point.com

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