There are 3 ways to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz by train, bus, car or towncar
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The cheapest way to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 5 min.
The quickest way to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 5 min.
The distance between Pleasanton and Santa Cruz is 49 miles. The road distance is 56.7 miles.
The best way to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $10 - $30.
It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Pleasanton to Santa Cruz is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz.
There are 130+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $97 USD per night.
What companies run services between Pleasanton, CA, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?
There is no direct connection from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz. However, you can take the train to Sjd San Jose Station, take the walk to San Jose, Ca, then take the bus to Santa Cruz, Ca. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Santa Cruz.
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.
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Estimated price
- $10 - $21
- $10 - $14
- $17 - $21
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.
Bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Cruz, CA
- Ave. Duration
- 54 min
- Every 4 hours
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