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There are 6 ways to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Fremont Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$9 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Santa Clara 181
  2. Take the bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 99 bus, bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Fremont Blvd:Mowry Av to Hayward BART Station 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$14 - $30

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Fremont to Santa Cruz 47.7 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Fremont to Santa Cruz 47.7 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  54m

  1. Take an Uber from Fremont to Santa Cruz 47.7 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz is to taxi which costs $260 - $320 and takes 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fremont to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Paseo Padre Pkwy:Kearney St and arriving at Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 via Warm Springs BART and First & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Fremont and Santa Cruz is 40 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 7m and costs $8 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Fremont to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Warm Springs BART station.

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Fremont to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fremont to Santa Cruz is 48 miles. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Fremont to Santa Cruz.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fremont to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a bus from Fremont to Santa Cruz via Warm Springs BART, 2nd & Santa Clara, and First & Santa Clara in around 2h 48m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fremont Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Fmt Fremont Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
ACE
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Fremont Blvd:Mowry Av to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fremont to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $80
Assist
$55 - $75
UberX
$55 - $75
WAV
$55 - $75
UberXL
$95 - $120
Select
$150 - $190
Black
$200 - $250
Black SUV
$220 - $280
Taxi from Fremont to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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