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There are 8 ways to get from Bend to Santa Cruz by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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.

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Fly Redmond to San Francisco, shuttle  •  5h 45m

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

$207 - $422

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Bus, train  •  17h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Bend Hawthorne Station to Chemult Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Chemult Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$82 - $121

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Fly Redmond to San Jose, shuttle  •  6h 43m

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

$169 - $567

Fly Redmond to Monterey, bus  •  9h 52m

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

$187 - $883

Fly Redmond to Oakland, train, bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Redmond (RDM) to Oakland (OAK) RDM - 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

$165 - $614

Bus to Eugene, fly to San Francisco, shuttle  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Hawthorne Station Bend to Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform
  2. Fly from Eugene (EUG) to San Francisco (SFO) EUG - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from SFO Airport to Santa Cruz

$242 - $487

Bus  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hawthorne Station Bend to Eugene Greyhound Station
  2. Take the bus from Eugene, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca

$120 - $168

Drive  •  10h 17m

  1. Drive from Bend to Santa Cruz 555.7 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Bend to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Bend to Santa Cruz is to fly and shuttle which costs $200 - $430 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bend station to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Hawthorne Station Bend and arriving at Santa Cruz, Ca via Eugene, Or, Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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The distance between Bend and Santa Cruz is 494 miles. The road distance is 555.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bend to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 51m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Bend to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Bend to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Pacific Crest Buslines Bend, arrive at Hawthorne Station Bend.

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The quickest flight from Redmond Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Bend to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Cruz, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bend to Santa Cruz is 556 miles. It takes approximately 10h 17m to drive from Bend to Santa Cruz.

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Map of how to get from Bend to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 493.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Bend to Santa Cruz via Eugene, Or, Sacramento, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 19h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Redmond to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Eugene to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Redmond to San Francisco via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Eugene to San Francisco via Portland
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Redmond to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Redmond to Monterey via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Redmond to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Chemult Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
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
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
Pacific Crest Buslines Bend
Phone
+1 541-923-1732 / 541-344-6265
Website
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Hawthorne Station Bend to Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Hawthorne Station Bend to Eugene Greyhound Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bend, OR to Eugene Amtrak, OR
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Bend Hawthorne Station to Chemult Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
oregon-point.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.

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 Eugene, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50

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

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There are 124+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bend to Redmond Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $12 - $17.

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