There are 7 ways to get from Reno to Arcata by night bus, train, bus, car or plane

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Night bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA

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Bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Amtrak Reno to Susanville Riverside Drive
  2. Take the bus from Riverside Drive to Holiday Market
  3. Take the bus from Chester Holiday Market to Redding Transit Center
  4. Take the bus from RABA Transit Center to Chevron Mini Mart
  5. Take the bus from Chevron Mini Mart to Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96
  6. Take the bus from Willow Creek to Arcata Transit Center

$29 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca

$63 - $158

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA Westbound / ...

Train, bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from RABA Transit Center to Chevron Mini Mart
  4. Take the bus from Chevron Mini Mart to Willow Creek @ Hwy 299 & 96
  5. Take the bus from Willow Creek to Arcata Transit Center

$84 - $191

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Arcata 345.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) RNO - ACV

$273 - $1,308

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No, there is no direct bus from Reno to Arcata. However, there are services departing from Reno, Nv and arriving at Arcata, Ca via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between Reno and Arcata is 245 miles. The road distance is 345.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Arcata without a car is to night bus and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 12 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 5 min to get from Reno to Arcata, including transfers.

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Reno to Arcata bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Reno, Nv station.

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The best way to get from Reno to Arcata is to bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 3 min.

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There is no direct flight from Reno Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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Reno to Arcata bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Arcata, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reno to Arcata is 345 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Reno to Arcata.

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United Airlines offers flights from Reno Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reno to Arcata.
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  • Distance: 244.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 5 min

What companies run services between Reno, NV, USA and Arcata, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Reno to Arcata via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca in around 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Reno to Arcata 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Reno Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Reno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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
Night bus from Reno, Nv to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez, CA to Arcata, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Sage Stage
Website
sagestage.com
Bus from Amtrak Reno to Susanville Riverside Drive
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
sagestage.com
Lassen Rural Bus
Phone
+1 530-252-7433
Website
lassentransportation.com
Bus from Riverside Drive to Holiday Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
lassentransportation.com
Susanville Indian Rancheria Public Transportation Program
Website
transitunlimited.org
Bus from Chester Holiday Market to Redding Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitunlimited.org
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.org

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