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There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Eureka by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  16h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Portland to Medford
  2. Take the bus from Medford Greyhound to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino
  3. Take the bus from Lucky 7 Store to Arcata Transit Center

$70 - $103

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Train, bus  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Redding Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from RABA Transit Center to Hwy. 299 & Martin Rd.(near Burger King)
  3. Take the bus from Hwy. 299 & Martin Rd.(near Burger King) to Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96

$76 - $110

Train, bus via Klamath Falls  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Klamath Falls
  2. Take the bus from Klamath Falls Amtrak to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino
  3. Take the bus from Lucky 7 Store to Arcata Transit Center

$90 - $134

Drive  •  7h 38m

  1. Drive from Portland to Eureka 415.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  7h 43m

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

$112 - $652

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The most affordable way to get from Portland to Eureka is to drive, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Eureka is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Eureka. However, there are services departing from Portland and arriving at 4th & H Streets via Medford Greyhound, Lucky 7 Store and Arcata Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 32m.

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The distance between Portland and Eureka is 337 miles. The road distance is 415.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Eureka without a car is to bus which takes 16h 32m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 16h 32m to get from Portland to Eureka, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Eureka is to bus which takes 16h 32m and costs $70 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $650 and takes 7h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Eureka.
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  • Distance: 336.7 miles
  • Duration: 16h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Eureka via Medford Greyhound, Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino, Lucky 7 Store, and Arcata Transit Center in around 16h 32m. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Portland to Eureka every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Portland to Arcata/Eureka via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Arcata/Eureka via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$250 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Train from Portland to Klamath Falls
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$85 - $120
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland to Medford
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $85
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Medford Greyhound to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Klamath Falls Amtrak to Smith River-Lucky 7 Casino
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
oregon-point.com
Redwood Coast Transit
Website
redwoodcoasttransit.org
Bus from Lucky 7 Store to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Redwood Coast Transit
Trinity Transit
Website
trinitytransit.org
Bus from RABA Transit Center to Hwy. 299 & Martin Rd.(near Burger King)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org
Bus from Hwy. 299 & Martin Rd.(near Burger King) to Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Eureka is 416 miles. It takes approximately 7h 38m to drive from Portland to Eureka.

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

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There are 66+ 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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