There are 8 ways to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown Northbound

$41 - $66

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Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 38 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

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1482

$25 - $53

Line 22 bus, night bus, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from El Camino & Lincoln to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22
  2. Take the night bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level 397
  3. Take the bus from San Francisco Airport, CA to Santa Rosa, CA

$38 - $42

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

Fly  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Rosa (STS) SFO - STS

$160 - $652

Uber  •  1 h 47 min

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

$150 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Jefferson and arriving at Santa Rosa, Ca via San Jose, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Santa Rosa is 86 miles. The road distance is 99.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa, including transfers.

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Santa Clara to Santa Rosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Santa Clara to Santa Rosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Rosa, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clara to Santa Rosa is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa.
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  • Distance: 86.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa via Richmond Transit Station, Richmond BART, Tewksbury Av:Castro St, Tewksbury Ave & Castro St, San Rafael Transit Center Platform B, and San Rafael in around 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Clara to Santa Rosa via Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 4 h 29 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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 Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $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
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Lincoln to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.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
Assist
$150 - $200
UberX
$150 - $200
WAV
$150 - $200
UberXL
$230 - $290
Select
$330 - $410
Black
$440 - $550
Black SUV
$490 - $650

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There are 153+ hotels available in Santa Rosa. Prices start at $149 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs .

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