There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Boulder Creek by train, taxi, bus, car or towncar

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Caltrain, taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mountain View Caltrain to Boulder Creek

$128 - $160

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Cavallaro Transit Center 17

$14 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Boulder Creek 65 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1h 24m

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Boulder Creek 65 miles

$90 - $105

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Boulder Creek is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Boulder Creek is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Boulder Creek. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave via Diridon Station and Cavallaro Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Boulder Creek is 48 miles. The road distance is 65 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Boulder Creek without a car is to Caltrain and taxi which takes 2h 2m and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from San Francisco to Boulder Creek, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Boulder Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco to Boulder Creek bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Cavallaro Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Boulder Creek is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from San Francisco to Boulder Creek.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Boulder Creek, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Boulder Creek via San Jose, Ca, Diridon Station, and Cavallaro Transit Center in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
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 Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Cavallaro Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
scmtd.com
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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from San Francisco to Boulder Creek
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $105
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uber.com
UberPool
$90 - $105
Assist
$90 - $105
UberX
$90 - $105
WAV
$90 - $105
Comfort
$130 - $150
UberXL
$150 - $170
Select
$200 - $230
Black
$270 - $310
Black SUV
$310 - $350
Taxi from Mountain View Caltrain to Boulder Creek
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Taxi San Jose
Phone
+1 408-459-8010
Website
taxisanjose.com

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