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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Caltrain  •  27 min

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

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 522 bus  •  1 h 4 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

$23 - $30

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 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
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
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$23 - $30
uberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
uberXL
$35 - $50
SELECT
$50 - $70
BLACK
$70 - $90
SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Redwood City to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Redwood City to Sunnyvale?

The distance between Redwood City and Sunnyvale is 22 km. The road distance is 25 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale?

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

Is there a direct train between Redwood City and Sunnyvale?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Redwood City and Sunnyvale?

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 1 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from Redwood City to Sunnyvale?

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