There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Caltrain, Amtrak Thruway  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Jose, CA to Scotts Valley, CA 17

$11 - $20

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Caltrain, bus  •  3h 38m

  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

$11 - $20

Line 292 bus, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Mt Hermon Rd 17

$16 - $28

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 57.1 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 57.1 miles

$200 - $290

Shuttle  •  1h 30m

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

$52 - $55

Uber  •  1h 4m

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley 57.1 miles

$80 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 4m.

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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 - $9 and takes 1h 4m.

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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 SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level and arriving at Mt Hermon Rd via San Francisco, Ca and Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley is 45 miles. The road distance is 57.1 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 Amtrak Thruway which takes 3h 29m and costs $10 - $20.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m 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 SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Mt Hermon Rd 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 4m to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley. Prices start at $100 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 29m

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 Mission St & 1st St, San Francisco, Ca, San Jose, Ca, Diridon Station, and Mt Hermon Rd in around 5h 1m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Scotts Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Cavallaro Transit Center
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Mt Hermon Rd & Kings Village Rd
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Mt Hermon Rd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
scmtd.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.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 Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Santa Cruz Flyer
Phone
+1 831 423-5937
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from SFO Airport to Hilton Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$52 - $55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Private
$200 - $290
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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UberPool
$80 - $95
Assist
$80 - $95
UberX
$80 - $95
WAV
$80 - $95
Comfort
$110 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $150
Select
$180 - $210
Black
$240 - $270
Black SUV
$280 - $320

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