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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Clara to Union Square by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Powell St. BART Station Red / ...

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, bus, line 14 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from El Camino & Lincoln to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Mission St & John Daly Blvd Ecr
  3. Take the line 14 bus from Mission St & San Jose Ave to Mission St & 4th St 14 / ...

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Clara to Union Square 46.1 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Union Square 46.1 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clara to Union Square 46.1 miles

$70 - $90

Bikeshare  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Cycle from San Pedro St At Hedding St to Union Square (Powell St At Post St) 50.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Union Square is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Union Square is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clara to Union Square. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Lincoln and arriving at Mission St & 4th St via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Mission St & San Jose Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Union Square is 39 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to Union Square without a car is to Caltrain and BART which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $13 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Santa Clara to Union Square, including transfers.

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Santa Clara to Union Square bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Lincoln station.

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Santa Clara to Union Square bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Mission St & 4th St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clara to Union Square is 46 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Santa Clara to Union Square.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Union Square. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to Union Square.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Clara to Union Square via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, Mission St & John Daly Blvd, Mission St & San Jose Ave, and Mission St & 4th St in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Mission St & John Daly Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Mission St & San Jose Ave to Mission St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Clara to Union Square
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $80
Assist
$70 - $90
UberX
$70 - $90
WAV
$70 - $90
UberXL
$100 - $140
Select
$150 - $190
Black
$200 - $260
Black SUV
$220 - $280
Ford GoBike
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from San Pedro St At Hedding St to Union Square (Powell St At Post St)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com
Taxi from Santa Clara to Union Square
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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