There are 5 ways to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek by 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

Bus Amtrak  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Scotts Valley, CA 6922 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scotts Valley Dr & Dunslee Way to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave 35A

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3 to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave 35A

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose to Boulder Creek 31.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Boulder Creek 31.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to Boulder Creek 31.8 miles

$45 - $60

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to Boulder Creek via Scotts Valley, CA and Scotts Valley Dr & Dunslee Way in around 1 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Scotts Valley Dr & Dunslee Way to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 3 to Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose to Boulder Creek
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
uberXL
$75 - $95
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$140 - $180
SUV
$160 - $200
Taxi from San Jose to Boulder Creek
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Jose to Boulder Creek?

The distance between San Jose and Boulder Creek is 31 km. The road distance is 51 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek?

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek is to bus which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek?

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $110 - $140.

Is there a direct bus between San Jose and Boulder Creek?

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Boulder Creek. However, there are services departing from San Jose, CA and arriving at Hwy 9 & Middleton Ave via Scotts Valley Dr & Dunslee Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek?

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from San Jose to Boulder Creek, including transfers.