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There are 6 ways to get from Fortuna to San Rafael by bus, night bus, car, plane, ferry or train

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rio Dell to San Rafael 1483

$62 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Amtrak  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Fortuna Amtrak Bus Stop to Cloverdale Amtrak Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Asti Rd & Cloverdale Depot to Santa Rosa Transit Mall 60X
  3. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101

$10 - $19

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the night bus from Arcata, Ca to San Rafael 1481

$32 - $78

Drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Drive from Fortuna to San Rafael 240.6 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly to San Francisco, ferry  •  5h 58m

  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
  3. Take the ferry from San Francisco Ferry Terminal to Larkspur Ferry Terminal

$209 - $424

Bus, fly to Santa Rosa, train  •  12h 59m

  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

$222 - $1,016

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The cheapest way to get from Fortuna to San Rafael is to bus which costs $10 - $19 and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Fortuna to San Rafael is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fortuna to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from Fortuna Amtrak Bus Stop and arriving at San Rafael Transit Center via Asti Rd & Cloverdale Depot, Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St and Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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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 5h 20m and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Fortuna to San Rafael, including transfers.

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Fortuna to San Rafael bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fortuna Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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The quickest flight from Arcata/Eureka Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Fortuna to San Rafael bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave station.

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

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  • Distance: 202.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fortuna to San Rafael once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Arcata/Eureka to Santa Rosa via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Sonoma County Airport to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rio Dell to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Night bus from Arcata, Ca to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fortuna Amtrak Bus Stop to Cloverdale Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Sonoma County Transit
Phone
(707) 576-7433
Website
sctransit.com
Bus from Asti Rd & Cloverdale Depot to Santa Rosa Transit Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Sonoma County Transit
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Fortuna/11th & N Streets to Arcata/Eureka Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hta.org
Ferry operators
Golden Gate Ferry
Website
goldengateferry.org
Ferry from San Francisco Ferry Terminal to Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
goldengateferry.org

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

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