There are 5 ways to get from Cupertino to Santa Cruz by 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

Line 55 bus, Caltrain, bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. 55
  2. 17

$7 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 323 bus, bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. 323
  2. 17

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  38 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$45 - $65

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

You can take a bus from Cupertino to Santa Cruz via 1St & Santa Clara and First & Santa Clara in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fair Oaks & El Camino to Frances & Olson
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from Stelling & Stevens Creek to 1St & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cupertino to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $90
ASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$130 - $170
SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Cupertino to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cupertino and Santa Cruz is 39 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cupertino to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Cupertino to Santa Cruz is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs $100 - $130.

No, there is no direct bus from Cupertino to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Stelling & Stevens Creek and arriving at Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 via First & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Cupertino to Santa Cruz, including transfers.