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There are 7 ways to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale by train, bus, subway, 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.

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Train, Caltrain  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...

$25 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 99 bus, bus, line 522 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Mission Blvd:Jackson St to Union City BART Station 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City BART Station to Palo Alto Transit Center Db
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Hollenbeck 22 / ...

$7 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain  •  1 h 27 min

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

$14 - $26

BART, line 181 bus, line 22 bus  •  2 h

  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 2Nd & Santa Clara 181
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Santa Clara & 2Nd to El Camino & Mathilda 22

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hayward to Sunnyvale 29.6 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Hayward to Sunnyvale 29.6 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hayward to Sunnyvale 29.6 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hayward to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from Mission Blvd:Jackson St and arriving at El Camino & Hollenbeck via Union City BART Station and Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hayward to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from Hayward Amtrak and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Hayward and Sunnyvale is 21 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale without a car is to train and Caltrain which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $24 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale, including transfers.

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Hayward to Sunnyvale bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Mission Blvd:Jackson St station.

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Hayward to Sunnyvale train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hayward Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale is to train and Caltrain which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $24 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 99 bus and bus and line 522 bus, which costs $7 - $11 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Hayward to Sunnyvale.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Hayward, CA, USA and Sunnyvale, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Hayward to Sunnyvale via Santa Clara Amtrak and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hayward to Sunnyvale via Union City BART Station, Palo Alto Transit Center, and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 2 h 33 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
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.

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 San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs Bart to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 2Nd to El Camino & Mathilda
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Hollenbeck
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Mission Blvd:Jackson St to Union City BART Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART Station 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 Hayward to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$95 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Hayward to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Hayward to Sunnyvale bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Hollenbeck station.

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Hayward to Sunnyvale train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Sunnyvale Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hayward to Sunnyvale is 30 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Hayward to Sunnyvale.

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