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There are 6 ways to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito by bus, tram, subway, train, 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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Line 48 bus, line 902 tram, line 181 bus, BART  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Santa Cruz & Los Gatos-Saratoga to Winchester Station 48
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Winchester Station to Civic Center Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the line 181 bus from 1st & Mission to Warm Springs BART 181
  4. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte

$12 - $20

5 alternative options

Line 48 bus, line 902 tram, train, BART  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Santa Cruz & Los Gatos-Saratoga to Winchester Station 48
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Winchester Station to Diridon Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to El Cerrito del Norte

$31 - $48

Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av 72 / ...

$18 - $30

Line 48 bus, line 902 tram, Caltrain, BART, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Main & Church to Winchester Station 48 / ...
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Winchester Station to Mountain View Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  4. Take the BART from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center Red
  5. Take the bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Manila Av 72 / ...

$20 - $32

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Los Gatos to El Cerrito 59.7 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  1h 2m

  1. Take an Uber from Los Gatos to El Cerrito 59.7 miles

$85 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 2m.

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The distance between Los Gatos and El Cerrito is 51 miles. The road distance is 59.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito without a car is to line 48 bus and line 902 tram and line 181 bus and BART which takes 2h 47m and costs $12 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Gatos to El Cerrito is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Los Gatos to El Cerrito.

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There are 569+ hotels available in El Cerrito. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Gatos to El Cerrito.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Los Gatos, CA, USA and El Cerrito, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Gatos to El Cerrito via Winchester Station, Winchester Station, Diridon Station, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Winchester Station to Civic Center Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Tram from Winchester Station to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Tram from Winchester Station to Mountain View Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Cruz & Los Gatos-Saratoga to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1st & Mission to Warm Springs BART
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Main & Church to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.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 San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$28 - $40
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
Bus from Broadway:14th St to San Pablo Av:Manila Av
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Gatos to El Cerrito
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$85 - $95
Assist
$85 - $100
UberX
$85 - $100
WAV
$85 - $100
Comfort
$120 - $140
UberXL
$140 - $160
Select
$190 - $220
Black
$250 - $290
Black SUV
$290 - $330

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