There are 5 ways to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain  •  27 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 522 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Hollenbeck 22 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Redwood City to Sunnyvale 15.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Sunnyvale 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Redwood City to Sunnyvale 15.7 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Redwood City and Sunnyvale is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Redwood City to Sunnyvale. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and arriving at El Camino & Hollenbeck via Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Redwood City Caltrain and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Redwood City, CA, USA and Sunnyvale, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Redwood City to Sunnyvale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Redwood City to Sunnyvale via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 55 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Hollenbeck
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Redwood City to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $70
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Redwood City to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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