There are 3 ways to get from Portland to Eureka by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Medford, Or
  2. Take the bus from Medford Amtrak Station to Crescent City Amtrak Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center 20

$66 - $95

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Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Portland to Eureka 418.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) PDX - ACV

$84 - $656

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Eureka is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Eureka is to fly which costs $80 - $700 and takes 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Eureka. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at 4th & H Streets via Medford Amtrak Station, Cultural Center and Arcata Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Portland and Eureka is 337 miles. The road distance is 418.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Eureka without a car is to bus which takes 14h 7m and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 14h 7m to get from Portland to Eureka, including transfers.

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Portland to Eureka bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Eureka is to bus which takes 14h 7m and costs $65 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $80 - $700 and takes 7h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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  • Distance: 336.7 miles
  • Duration: 14h 7m

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Eureka, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Portland to Eureka via Medford, Or, Medford Amtrak Station, Cultural Center, and Arcata Transit Center in around 14h 7m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Portland to Eureka hourly.

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United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Portland to Arcata/Eureka via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Medford, Or
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
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 Medford Amtrak Station to Crescent City Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Greyhound to Crescent City Cultural Center/CoC
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
oregon-point.com
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Cultural Center to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Redwood Coast Transit

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Eureka is 419 miles. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Portland to Eureka.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Eureka. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 33 min and costs $3.

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