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There are 10 ways to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Salinas Amtrak Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6742 / ...

$103 - $205

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Bus via Santa Maria  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ventura, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6742 / ...

$122 - $154

Bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Esplanade Mall NB to UCSB Bus Loop 87
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Salinas Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz 316.3 miles

$30 - $45

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard station to Burbank Airport - South
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz

$164 - $424

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz

$184 - $377

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, train, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard station to Burbank Airport - South
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
  4. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean

$180 - $541

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland, train, bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  3. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
  4. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean

$135 - $324

Train to Long Beach, fly to San Jose, shuttle  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz

$177 - $425

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Monterey, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Oxnard station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Monterey (MRY) LAX - MRY
  3. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Santa Cruz Metro Center

$152 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 33m.

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The distance between Naval Base Ventura County and Santa Cruz is 258 miles. The road distance is 316.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 5m and costs $100 - $210.

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It takes approximately 9h 5m to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz is 316 miles. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 257.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 5m

What companies run services between Naval Base Ventura County, CA, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Naval Base Ventura County to Santa Cruz via C St Transfer Ctr, Telegraph & Estates, Ventura, CA, Santa Maria Airport, CA, Santa Maria Public Airport, and Santa Maria, Ca in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland via Merced
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
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 Oxnard Amtrak Station to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Oxnard Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oxnard station to Burbank Airport - South
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oxnard station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Salinas, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Ventura, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Esplanade Mall NB to UCSB Bus Loop
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak Bus Stop to Salinas Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Cruz Flyer
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SJC Airport to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Santa Cruz Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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