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There are 4 ways to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Line 27 bus, tram, Caltrain, line 260 bus

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Santa Cruz & Los Gatos-Saratoga to Winchester Station
  2. Take the tram from Winchester Station to Diridon Station
  3. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Carlos Caltrain
  4. Take the line 260 bus from San Carlos Caltrain Station to Bridge Pkwy & Bowsprit Dr

Line 27 bus, line 60 bus, line 22 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Los Gatos-Saratoga & University to Winchester Station
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Winchester Station to Santa Clara Transit Center
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Santa Clara Transit Center to Palo Alto Transit Center
  4. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores

Drive

  1. Drive from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores

Los Gatos to Redwood Shores by bus, tram and train

The journey time between Los Gatos and Redwood Shores is around 2h 46m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 20m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Santa Clara VTA, Caltrain and SamTrans, the Los Gatos to Redwood Shores service departs from Santa Cruz & Los Gatos-Saratoga and arrives in Bridge Pkwy & Bowsprit Dr. Typically 65 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 25m
Layover time:
1h 20m
Total time:
2h 46m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 40m
Journey distance:
36 miles
Services per week:
65
Cheapest price:
$10
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:56
Last service departs at:
21:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Los Gatos to Redwood Shores bus, tram and train schedules

Los Gatos → Redwood Shores
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Redwood Shores is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Redwood Shores is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Redwood Shores is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores. However, there are services departing from Los Gatos-Saratoga & University and arriving at Bridge Pkwy & Bowsprit Dr via Winchester Station, Santa Clara Transit Center, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and San Carlos Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Los Gatos and Redwood Shores is 26 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores without a car is to line 27 bus and tram and Caltrain and line 260 bus which takes 2h 40m and costs $9 - $21.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores, including transfers.

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Los Gatos to Redwood Shores bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Los Gatos-Saratoga & University station.

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Los Gatos to Redwood Shores bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Gatos to Redwood Shores is 31 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores.

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There are 242+ hotels available in Redwood Shores. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Los Gatos, CA, USA and Redwood Shores, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores via Winchester Station, Santa Clara Transit Center, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, and San Carlos Caltrain Station in around 3h 34m.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Winchester Station to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Carlos Caltrain
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$2 - $4
One-way Adult
$6 - $8
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
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Los Gatos-Saratoga & University to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Station to Santa Clara Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Transit Center to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Carlos Caltrain Station to Bridge Pkwy & Bowsprit Dr
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Taxi from Los Gatos to Redwood Shores
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi San Jose
Phone
+1 408-459-8010
Website
taxisanjose.com
Santa Cruz Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-423-1234
Go Green Cab
Phone
+1 831-246-1234
Deluxe Taxi Cab Co
Phone
+1 831-475-3232

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