There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Willow Creek by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482
  2. Take the bus from Arcata Transit Center to Willow Creek Willow Creek-Arcata

$35 - $83

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 16 min

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

$58 - $135

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Willow Creek 321.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) SFO - ACV
  2. Take the bus from Valley West Blvd to Willow Creek

$199 - $415

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Willow Creek. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Willow Creek via Arcata Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 31 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Willow Creek is 229 miles. The road distance is 321.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Willow Creek without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 31 min to get from San Francisco to Willow Creek, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Willow Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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San Francisco to Willow Creek bus services, operated by Redwood Transit System, arrive at Willow Creek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Willow Creek is 321 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to drive from San Francisco to Willow Creek.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Willow Creek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Willow Creek.
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  • Distance: 229.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Willow Creek via Arcata, Ca and Arcata Transit Center in around 9 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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 Emeryville Amtrak to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
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 San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Redwood Transit System
Phone
(707) 443-0826
Website
hta.org
Bus from Arcata Transit Center to Willow Creek
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.org
Bus from Valley West Blvd to Willow Creek
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hta.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

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