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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA 6316

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$35 - $92

3 alternative options

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 57 min

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

$223 - $453

Train to Oakland, fly to Crescent City, bus  •  6 h 31 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

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Martinez to Arcata twice daily, and the journey takes 7 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Martinez Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
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
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Martinez to Arcata?

The distance between Martinez and Arcata is 358 km. The road distance is 454 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Martinez to Arcata?

The cheapest way to get from Martinez to Arcata is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Martinez to Arcata?

The quickest way to get from Martinez to Arcata is to train and BART and fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $220 - $460.

Is there a direct bus between Martinez and Arcata?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Martinez, CA and arriving at Arcata, CA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Martinez to Arcata?

The Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA takes 7 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.