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There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Mendocino by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Santa Rosa (STS) PDX - STS
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to Kasten and Little Lake

$142 - $494

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Bus  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento to Santa Rosa
  3. Take the bus from 2nd Street Transit Mall to Kasten and Little Lake 65

Train, bus  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Martinez Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Cloverdale Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Cloverdale Train Depot to Kasten and Little Lake 65

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Mendocino 563.8 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Mendocino is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Mendocino is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $500 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Mendocino. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Kasten and Little Lake via Sacramento and 2nd Street Transit Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 57 min.

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The distance between Portland and Mendocino is 436 miles. The road distance is 563.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Mendocino without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Portland to Mendocino, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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Portland to Mendocino bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Kasten and Little Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Mendocino is 564 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to drive from Portland to Mendocino.

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  • Distance: 435.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Mendocino via Sacramento, Ca, Sacramento, Santa Rosa, and 2nd Street Transit Mall in around 19 h 57 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Santa Rosa via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 Union Station to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Bus operators
MTA
Phone
+1 800-696-4682
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from 2nd Street Transit Mall to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
mendocinotransit.org
Bus from Cloverdale Train Depot to Kasten and Little Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
mendocinotransit.org
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, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez Amtrak to Cloverdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Mendocino. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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