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

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

Recommended option

BART, line 181 bus, Caltrain  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs Bart to San Jose Caltrain Station 181
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 99 bus, bus, line 522 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Hayward BART Station to Union City BART 99 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART to Palo Alto Transit Center Db
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$7 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus, line 522 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City BART to Palo Alto Transit Center Db
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$7 - $11

BART, Caltrain  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the BART from Castro Valley BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station Blue
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$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

$40 - $55

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 station to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Hayward BART Station and arriving at El Camino & Castro via Union City BART and Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 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 BART and line 181 bus and Caltrain which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $9 - $16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View, including transfers.

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Castro Valley to Mountain View bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Hayward BART 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 445+ hotels available in Mountain View. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Castro Valley to Mountain View.
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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 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 Union City BART Station, Union City BART, Palo Alto Transit Center, and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs Bart to San Jose Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
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
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
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
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
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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