There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Eureka by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) LAX - ACV

$237 - $1,111

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Bus Boltbus  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco LA-Oakland
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$60 - $126

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Fly from Burbank  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) BUR - ACV

$226 - $760

Bus, train  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Eureka Amtrak

Bus  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6844 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$72 - $182

Train, bus  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Eureka Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Eureka 651.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Eureka is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Eureka is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Eureka. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at 4th & H Streets via Oakland, Ca and Arcata Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 31 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Eureka is 571 miles. The road distance is 651.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Eureka without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Los Angeles to Eureka, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Eureka bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Eureka is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 16 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Los Angeles to Eureka bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Arcata, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Eureka.
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  • Distance: 571.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Eureka, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Eureka every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Eureka via Oakland, Ca, Arcata, Ca, and Arcata Transit Center in around 16 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Burbank to Arcata/Eureka via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez Amtrak to Eureka Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Eureka is 651 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 3 min to drive from Los Angeles to Eureka.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Eureka. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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