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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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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Caltrain, bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Mt Hermon Rd & Kings Village Rd 17

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Center St-Millbrae to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Santa Clara & Montgomery 522 / ...

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 56.7 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  1h 2m

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 56.7 miles

$200 - $280

Shuttle  •  1h 30m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from SFO Airport to Scotts Valley

$55

Uber  •  1h 2m

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 56.7 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Center St-Millbrae and arriving at Mt Hermon Rd via Palo Alto Transit Center and Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is 45 miles. The road distance is 56.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 3h 10m and costs $14 - $22.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from El Camino Real & Center St-Millbrae station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Santa Clara & Montgomery station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley via Palo Alto Transit Center, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Diridon Station, and Mt Hermon Rd in around 4h 21m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Mt Hermon Rd & Kings Village Rd
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Center St-Millbrae to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Santa Cruz Flyer
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SFO Airport to Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Private
$200 - $280
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $85
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
UberXL
$110 - $140
Select
$170 - $220
Black
$230 - $290
Black SUV
$250 - $320

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