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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Clara to Danville by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Pleasanton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Pleasanton Ace Train Station to Danville Park And Ride

4 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Walnut Creek BART to Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave

Line 60 bus, BART, line 35 bus, line 21 bus

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Benton & Main to Milpitas Transit Center
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to Bay Fair
  3. Take the BART from Bay Fair to Dublin / Pleasanton
  4. Take the line 35 bus from Dublin Pleasanton BART to San Ramon Transit Center
  5. Take the line 21 bus from San Ramon Transit Center to Railroad Ave + Church St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Clara to Danville

Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Danville

Santa Clara to Danville by train and bus

The journey time between Santa Clara and Danville is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 59m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by Amtrak, Altamont Corridor Express and County Connection, the Santa Clara to Danville service departs from Santa Clara Amtrak and arrives in Danville Park And Ride. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 23m
Layover time:
4h 59m
Total time:
6h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 29m
Journey distance:
45 miles
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
$25
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:40
Last service departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santa Clara to Danville train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Danville is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Danville is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 44 min.

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It is 33 miles from Santa Clara to Danville. It is approximately 39.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to Danville without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 23m and costs $9 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Santa Clara to Danville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clara to Danville is 39 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Santa Clara to Danville.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to Danville.
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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Santa Clara, CA, USA and Danville, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Santa Clara to Danville. However, you can take the train to Pleasanton Amtrak Station, take the walk to Pleasanton Ace Train Station, then take the bus to Danville Park And Ride. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Santa Clara to Danville via Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak, Coliseum, 19th Street Oakland, Walnut Creek, and Walnut Creek BART in around 2h 45m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Pleasanton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Santa Clara Station to Pleasanton Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
ACE
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to Bay Fair
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Bay Fair to Dublin / Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
County Connection
Phone
+1 925-676-7500
Email
help@countyconnection.com
Website
countyconnection.com
Bus from Pleasanton Ace Train Station to Danville Park And Ride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
County Connection
Bus from Walnut Creek BART to Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
County Connection
Bus from Dublin Pleasanton BART to San Ramon Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
County Connection
Bus from San Ramon Transit Center to Railroad Ave + Church St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
County Connection
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Benton & Main to Milpitas Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Clara to Danville
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Taxi San Jose
Phone
+1 408-459-8010
Website
taxisanjose.com

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