There are 7 ways to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa by bus, train, night bus, car, plane 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  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6844 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1482

$25 - $56

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...

$22 - $29

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 397
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco Airport, CA to Santa Rosa, CA

$38 - $40

Train, night bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1484

$37 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa 99.9 miles

$9 - $15

Caltrain, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS

$121 - $615

Uber  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa 99.9 miles

$150 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $9 - $15.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Santa Rosa is 138 km. The road distance is 160 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Bowers and arriving at Santa Rosa, CA via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and San Francisco Airport, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 4 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Golden Gate Transit
Website
goldengate.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Night bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$100 - $130
ASSIST
$150 - $200
uberX
$150 - $200
WAV
$150 - $200
uberXL
$220 - $280
SELECT
$310 - $400
BLACK
$440 - $550
SUV
$490 - $650

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