There are 5 ways to get from Fortuna to San Rafael by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Calico's Southern Humboldt Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Garberville to San Rafael 1483

$26 - $65

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Bus Amtrak  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak to Healdsburg Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform A 101 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Fortuna to San Rafael 240.6 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly to San Francisco  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Arcata/Eureka Airport
  2. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to San Francisco (SFO) ACV - SFO

$214 - $427

Bus, fly to Santa Rosa, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Arcata/Eureka Airport
  2. Fly from Arcata/Eureka (ACV) to Santa Rosa (STS) ACV - STS
  3. Take the train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael

$212 - $1,116

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fortuna to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from Fortuna/11th & N Streets and arriving at San Rafael via Garberville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Fortuna and San Rafael is 202 miles. The road distance is 240.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fortuna to San Rafael without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Fortuna to San Rafael, including transfers.

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Fortuna to San Rafael bus services, operated by Redwood Transit System, depart from Fortuna/11th & N Streets station.

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The quickest flight from Arcata/Eureka Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Fortuna to San Rafael bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Rafael station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fortuna to San Rafael is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Fortuna to San Rafael.

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

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There are 360+ hotels available in San Rafael. Prices start at $122 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fortuna to San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 202.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Fortuna, CA, USA and San Rafael, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fortuna to San Rafael via Calico's and Garberville in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Bus operators
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Calico's
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
hta.org
Bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Arcata/Eureka Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hta.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Garberville to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak to Healdsburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform A
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org

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