There are 4 ways to get from Fresno to Watsonville by bus, train or car

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

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Bus via San Jose, Ca  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca 6725 / ...

$32 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6774

$22 - $64

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  2. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  3. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca

$57 - $114

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to Watsonville 137.2 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to Watsonville. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Watsonville, Ca via San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Watsonville is 111 miles. The road distance is 137.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Watsonville without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Fresno to Watsonville, including transfers.

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Fresno to Watsonville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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Fresno to Watsonville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Watsonville, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno to Watsonville is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Fresno to Watsonville.

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Book your Fresno to Watsonville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Watsonville. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fresno to Watsonville.
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  • Distance: 111 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Watsonville, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno to Watsonville via San Jose, Ca in around 5 h 30 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
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 Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Watsonville, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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