There are 3 ways to get from Roseville to Santa Cruz by train, bus or car

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  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Roseville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17 / ...

$39 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$37 - $88

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Roseville to Santa Cruz 165.6 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Roseville to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Roseville and arriving at Santa Cruz, Ca via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Roseville and Santa Cruz is 130 miles. The road distance is 165.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Roseville to Santa Cruz without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Roseville to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Roseville to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Roseville to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Cruz, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roseville to Santa Cruz is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Roseville to Santa Cruz.

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Book your Roseville to Santa Cruz bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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Map of how to get from Roseville to Santa Cruz.
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  • Distance: 130.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Roseville, CA, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Roseville to Santa Cruz via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca in around 5 h 20 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roseville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Santa Cruz, CA
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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