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There are 2 ways to get from Medford to Arcata by bus or car

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Medford Airport to Crescent City Cultural Center/CoC SouthWest POINT
  2. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center 20

$30 - $39

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Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Medford to Arcata 189.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Medford to Arcata is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medford to Arcata is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medford to Arcata. However, there are services departing from Medford Airport and arriving at Arcata Transit Center via Cultural Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Medford and Arcata is 119 miles. The road distance is 189.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Medford to Arcata without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $29 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Medford to Arcata, including transfers.

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Medford to Arcata bus services, operated by Oregon Point, depart from Medford Airport station.

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Medford to Arcata bus services, operated by Redwood Coast Transit, arrive at Arcata Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medford to Arcata is 189 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Medford to Arcata.

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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Medford, OR, USA and Arcata, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Medford to Arcata via Cultural Center in around 5 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Airport to Crescent City Cultural Center/CoC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
oregon-point.com
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redwoodcoasttransit.org

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