There are 3 ways to get from Pleasanton to Santa Cruz by train, bus, car or towncar
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Train, bus • 2 h 23 min
$10 - $14
2 alternative options
Drive • 1 h 5 min
$5 - $8
Uber • 1 h 5 min
$85 - $110
Questions & Answers
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 23 min and costs $10 - $15.
It takes approximately 2 h 23 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 110+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $75 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 Diridon Station, then take the bus to Water & Ocean. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Santa Cruz.
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