There are 2 ways to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17 / ...

$15 - $37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Manteca to Santa Cruz 96.3 miles

$9 - $14

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

There is no direct connection from Manteca to Santa Cruz. However, you can take the train to Sjd San Jose Station, take the walk to Diridon Station, then take the bus to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Santa Cruz.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manteca to Santa Cruz?

The distance between Manteca and Santa Cruz is 116 km. The road distance is 154 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz?

The cheapest way to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz?

The quickest way to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $9 - $14.

How long does it take to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz?

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Manteca to Santa Cruz, including transfers.