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There are 8 ways to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Medford, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$65 - $92

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Bus, train  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Medford, Or to Redding, Ca
  2. Take the train from Redding Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$75 - $176

Bus via Redding, Ca  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Medford, Or to Redding, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Redding Amtrak Bus Stop to Stockton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
  4. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Ashland to Santa Cruz 414.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Medford (MFR) to San Francisco (SFO) MFR - SFO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SFO Airport to Santa Cruz

$199 - $459

Fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  9h 42m

  1. Fly from Medford (MFR) to San Jose (SJC) MFR - SJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz

$201 - $964

Fly to Monterey, bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Medford (MFR) to Monterey (MRY) MFR - MRY
  2. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Santa Cruz Metro Center

$249 - $1,220

Fly to Oakland, train, bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Medford (MFR) to Oakland (OAK) MFR - 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

$227 - $961

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz is to fly and shuttle which costs $190 - $460 and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashland to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Lithia Way - North of 2nd St and arriving at Water & Ocean via Medford, Or, Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca and Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 52m.

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The distance between Ashland and Santa Cruz is 365 miles. The road distance is 414.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus which takes 13h 52m and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 13h 52m to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Ashland to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Medford, Or station.

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The quickest flight from Medford Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashland to Santa Cruz is 414 miles. It takes approximately 7h 10m to drive from Ashland to Santa Cruz.

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Map of how to get from Ashland to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 364.6 miles
  • Duration: 13h 52m

What companies run services between Ashland, OR, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ashland to Santa Cruz via 200 S Front St, Medford, Or, Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and Diridon Station in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Medford to San Francisco via Portland
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Medford to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Medford to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Medford to Monterey via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Medford to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Medford to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Redding Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

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 Medford, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Medford, Or to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Redding Amtrak Bus Stop to Stockton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Cruz Flyer
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SFO Airport to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Santa Cruz Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Medford Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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