There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Eureka by plane, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV

$197 - $411

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1484

$34 - $92

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$36 - $86

Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Eureka, CA Westbound / ...

Bus Amtrak  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Hoby's Market, Scotia to 5th & H Rts

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Eureka 275.5 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Eureka is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Eureka is to fly which costs $190 - $420 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Eureka is 230 miles. The road distance is 275.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from San Francisco to Eureka, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Eureka. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at 4th & H Streets via Arcata Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Eureka, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco to Eureka 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to Eureka every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez, CA to Eureka, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez Amtrak to Rio Dell-Scotia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Hoby's Market, Scotia to 5th & H
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.org

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