There are 4 ways to get from Capitola to San Jose by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitola Mall - Lane 1 to Santa Cruz Metro Center 69W / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...

$5 - $24

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Capitola to San Jose 34.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Capitola to San Jose 34.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Capitola to San Jose 34.2 miles

$55 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Capitola to San Jose is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Capitola to San Jose is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Capitola to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Capitola Mall - Lane 1 and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Santa Cruz, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Capitola and San Jose is 25 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Capitola to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $5 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Capitola to San Jose, including transfers.

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Capitola to San Jose bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, depart from Capitola Mall - Lane 1 station.

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Capitola to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Capitola to San Jose is 34 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Capitola to San Jose.

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There are 346+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Capitola, CA, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Capitola to San Jose via Santa Cruz Metro Center and Santa Cruz, Ca in around 1 h 27 min.

Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Capitola Mall - Lane 1 to Santa Cruz Metro Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to W Santa Clara & S Almaden Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.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 Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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
Bus from Santa Cruz, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Capitola to San Jose
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $70
UberX
$55 - $70
WAV
$55 - $70
UberXL
$80 - $110
Select
$110 - $150
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Capitola to San Jose
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Go Green Cab
Phone
+1 831-246-1234
Deluxe Taxi Cab Co
Phone
+1 831-475-3232
Santa Cruz Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-423-1234
Website
santacruzyellowcab.org

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