There are 5 ways to get from Westwood to Arcata by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Arcata/Eureka (ACV) LAX - ACV

$240 - $1,113

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Bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ucla to W Oakland BART FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$45 - $107

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Monica to San Francisco
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Arcata, Ca 1482

$111 - $202

Train, bus  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Van Nuys Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Martinez Amtrak to Arcata Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Westwood to Arcata 655.2 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Westwood to Arcata is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Westwood to Arcata is to fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westwood to Arcata. However, there are services departing from Hilgard Sb & Manning Dr Fs and arriving at Arcata, Ca via Santa Monica and San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 41 min.

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The distance between Westwood and Arcata is 566 miles. The road distance is 655.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Westwood to Arcata without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 21 min and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Westwood to Arcata, including transfers.

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Westwood to Arcata bus services, operated by Cabin, depart from Santa Monica station.

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The best way to get from Westwood to Arcata is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Westwood to Arcata.
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  • Distance: 565.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

United Airlines flies from Westwood to Arcata every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Westwood to Arcata via W Oakland BART, West Oakland BART Station, 19th St. Oakland BART Station, and Oakland, Ca in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Arcata/Eureka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Arcata/Eureka via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Van Nuys Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Ucla to W Oakland BART
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 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
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
Cabin
Email
help@ridecabin.com
Website
ridecabin.com
Night bus from Santa Monica to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
ridecabin.com
Book at
ridecabin.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Martinez Amtrak to Arcata Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Westwood to Arcata is 655 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 9 min to drive from Westwood to Arcata.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Arcata/Eureka Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Arcata. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Westwood to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs $8 - $10.

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