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There are 7 ways to get from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SJC Airport to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

$149 - $432

Cheapest option

Bus via San Jose  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Patsaouras Transit Plaza 699
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Jose, CA
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$36 - $57

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Fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Francisco (SFO) ONT - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SFO Airport to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz

$152 - $527

Fly to Oakland, train, bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean

$130 - $599

Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 2nd St W Silver Streak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6742 / ...

$44 - $70

Train, bus  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca

$64 - $98

Drive  •  6h 27m

  1. Drive from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz 380.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz is to fly and shuttle which costs $140 - $440 and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Foothill @ Hellman Wb Fs and arriving at Water & Ocean via Montclair Transit Center, Los Angeles, CA and Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Alta Loma and Santa Cruz is 319 miles. The road distance is 380.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus via San Jose which takes 11h 18m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Alta Loma to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Montclair Transit Center station.

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The quickest flight from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Alta Loma to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Water & Ocean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alta Loma to Santa Cruz is 380 miles. It takes approximately 6h 27m to drive from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz.

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  • Distance: 319.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Alta Loma, CA, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Alta Loma to Santa Cruz via Montclair Trans Center, Montclair Transit Center, Los Angeles, CA, San Jose, CA, and Diridon Station in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Flyer
Phone
+1 831 423-5937
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SJC Airport to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SFO Airport to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 2nd St W
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100
Bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Ontario/San Bernardino Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $123 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alta Loma to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is to line 80 bus which takes 26m and costs $2.

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