There are 7 ways to get from Mountain View to Hayward by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6774 / ...

$14 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus, line 99 bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$8

5 alternative options

Caltrain, train  •  1 h 53 min

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

$25 - $45

Line 522 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & Montgomery 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6774 / ...

$11 - $23

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mountain View to Hayward 27.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to Hayward 27.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mountain View to Hayward 27.3 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mountain View to Hayward is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mountain View to Hayward is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to Hayward. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at Hayward, Ca via San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mountain View to Hayward. However, there are services departing from Mountain View Caltrain and arriving at Hayward Amtrak via Santa Clara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Mountain View and Hayward is 20 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Hayward without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $13 - $27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Mountain View to Hayward, including transfers.

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Mountain View to Hayward bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Castro station.

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Mountain View to Hayward train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Mountain View Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Hayward is to Caltrain and train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $25 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus, which costs $11 - $23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Mountain View to Hayward.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Mountain View, CA, USA and Hayward, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Mountain View to Hayward via Santa Clara Caltrain and Santa Clara Amtrak in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mountain View to Hayward via Santa Clara & Montgomery and San Jose, Ca in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Mountain View Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Hayward Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 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
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 San Jose, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Union City BART to Watkins St:Jackson St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mountain View to Hayward
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
WAV
$40 - $60
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Mountain View to Hayward
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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