There are 7 ways to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View by bus, train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, Caltrain  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$14 - $26

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Line 28 bus, line 99 bus, bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Castro Valley Blvd:Lake Chabot Rd to Hayward BART Station 28
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART 99 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Union City BART to Palo Alto Transit Center Db

$10

5 alternative options

Bus, line 522 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$14 - $34

BART, Caltrain  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the BART from Castro Valley BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Bullet / ...

$15 - $18

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castro Valley to Mountain View 28.4 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Castro Valley to Mountain View 28.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Castro Valley to Mountain View 28.4 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View is to taxi which costs $160 - $190 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castro Valley to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Hayward, Ca and arriving at El Camino & Castro via Santa Clara & Montgomery and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Castro Valley and Mountain View is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View without a car is to bus and Caltrain which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $13 - $27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View, including transfers.

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Castro Valley to Mountain View bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hayward, Ca station.

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Castro Valley to Mountain View bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Castro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castro Valley to Mountain View is 28 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Castro Valley to Mountain View.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Mountain View. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Castro Valley, CA, USA and Mountain View, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Castro Valley to Mountain View via San Jose, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2Nd, and Santa Clara & 1St in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Castro Valley BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Castro Valley Blvd:Lake Chabot Rd to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Castro Valley to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$95 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Castro Valley to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190

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