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There are 11 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Camarillo by bus, train, night bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6725 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Ventura, CA

$83 - $132

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Night bus, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca 6739
  2. Take the train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$54 - $119

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Bus, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Salinas, Ca
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
  3. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak

$76 - $192

Bus Amtrak  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Figueroa at Chapala to Pacific View Mall

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Camarillo 313.4 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle to San Jose, fly to Burbank, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak

$120 - $405

Shuttle to San Francisco, fly to Burbank, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SFO Airport
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) SFO - BUR
  3. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak

$128 - $550

Shuttle to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Camarillo station

$138 - $322

Bus, train to Oakland, fly to Burbank, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR
  4. Take the train from Burbank Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak

$136 - $522

Bus to Monterey, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center to Playa / Sand City Station
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Los Angeles (LAX) MRY - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Camarillo station

$106 - $318

Shuttle to San Jose, fly to Long Beach, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Camarillo station

$118 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Camarillo is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Camarillo is to shuttle and fly and train which costs $120 - $410 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Camarillo station. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at Camarillo station via Transit Center, Santa Maria Airport, CA and Ventura College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and Camarillo is 256 miles. The road distance is 313.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz to Camarillo without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 52 min and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Santa Cruz to Camarillo, including transfers.

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Santa Cruz to Camarillo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Cruz, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Santa Cruz to Camarillo bus services, operated by Central Coast Shuttle, arrive at Ventura, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to Camarillo is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Santa Cruz to Camarillo.

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  • Distance: 255.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 52 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz, CA, USA and Camarillo, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Camarillo via Santa Maria, Ca, Transit Center, Santa Maria Public Airport, Santa Maria Airport, CA, Ventura, CA, and Ventura College in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Monterey to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Burbank Amtrak to Camarillo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Burbank Airport – South to Camarillo station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Camarillo station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Salinas, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Night bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Santa Barbara, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Maria Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Figueroa at Chapala to Pacific View Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Santa Cruz Flyer
Website
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from Santa Cruz to SJC Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Shuttle from Santa Cruz to SFO Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
santacruzflyer.com
Book at
santacruzflyer.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center to Playa / Sand City Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Camarillo. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $55.

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