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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Clara to University of California by train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Train, BART  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station Orange

$25 - $46

Cheapest option

Caltrain, BART  •  2 h 23 min

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

$15 - $20

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Clara to University of California 46 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to University of California 46 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clara to University of California 46 miles

$70 - $90

Bikeshare  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Cycle from San Pedro St At Hedding St to Hearst Ave At Euclid Ave 51.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to University of California is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to University of California is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and University of California is 40 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to University of California without a car is to train and BART which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $24 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Santa Clara to University of California, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clara to University of California is 46 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Santa Clara to University of California.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to University of California.
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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Santa Clara, CA, USA and University of California, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Santa Clara to University of California. However, you can take the train to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Coliseum BART Station, take the BART to Downtown Berkeley BART Station, then take the walk to University of California. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Santa Clara to University of California via Millbrae Caltrain, Millbrae BART Station, and Downtown Berkeley BART Station in around 2 h 23 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport 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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Clara to University of California
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $75
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 Hearst Ave At Euclid Ave
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com
Taxi from Santa Clara to University of California
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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