There are 3 ways to get from Redding to Arcata by bus, car or towncar

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

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

$13 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. 145.2 miles

$14 - $21

Uber  •  3 h 17 min

  1. 145.2 miles

$150 - $190

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

You can take a bus from Redding to Arcata via Chevron Mini Mart, Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96, and Willow Creek in around 5 h 17 min.

Bus operators
Trinity Transit
Website
trinitytransit.org
Bus from RABA Transit Center to Chevron Mini Mart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org
Bus from Chevron Mini Mart to Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
trinitytransit.org
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Willow Creek to Arcata Transit Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.org
Other operators
Uber Sacramento
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Redding to Arcata
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$150 - $190
Assist
$150 - $190
ESPAÑOL
$150 - $190
WAV
$150 - $190
uberXL
$210 - $270
UberBLACK
$600 - $800
UberSUV
$750 - $950

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Redding and Arcata is 146 km. The road distance is 232 km.

The cheapest way to get from Redding to Arcata is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Redding to Arcata is to drive which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $14 - $21.

No, there is no direct bus from Redding to Arcata. However, there are services departing from RABA Transit Center and arriving at Arcata Transit Center via Chevron Mini Mart and Willow Creek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Redding to Arcata, including transfers.