There are 5 ways to get from Martinez to Arcata by bus, car, train, subway or plane

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Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA Westbound / ...

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Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Hoby's Market, Scotia to Arcata Transit Center Rts

$2 - $4

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Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Martinez to Arcata 283.6 miles

$27 - $40

Train, BART, BART to San Francisco, fly to Arcata/Eureka  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
  2. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  4. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV

$221 - $453

Train to Oakland, fly to Crescent City, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Crescent City (CEC) OAK - CEC
  3. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center

$132 - $725

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Martinez, CA and arriving at Arcata, CA. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Martinez and Arcata is 224 miles. The road distance is 283.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Martinez to Arcata without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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The Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA takes 6 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Martinez to Arcata bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Martinez, CA station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Martinez to Arcata bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Arcata, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Martinez to Arcata is 284 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Martinez to Arcata.

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

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Map of how to get from Martinez to Arcata.
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  • Distance: 223.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Martinez to Arcata 3 times a day, and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Oakland to Crescent City
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
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 Martinez Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Train from Martinez Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
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 Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez Amtrak to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Hoby's Market, Scotia to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.org
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org

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