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

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Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitola Rd & Clares to Santa Cruz Metro Center 69A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station 17 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

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

$50 - $65

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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 station. However, there are services departing from Capitola Rd & Clares and arriving at Diridon Station via Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 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 43 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 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 Rd & Clares station.

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Capitola to San Jose bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Diridon 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 341+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Capitola to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 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 Metro Center - Lane 2 in around 1 h 43 min.

Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Capitola Rd & Clares to Santa Cruz Metro Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $100
Select
$110 - $150
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$160 - $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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