There are 5 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Cupertino by bus, train, taxi, car 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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Bus, Caltrain, line 522 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 17
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Ace
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe 22 / ...

$7 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus, line 323 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to E Santa Clara & S 1st 17
  2. Take the line 323 bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stelling & Stevens Creek 323

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Cruz to Cupertino 31 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Cupertino 31 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Cruz to Cupertino 31 miles

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Cupertino is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Cupertino is to taxi which costs $110 - $130 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and Cupertino is 24 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Santa Cruz to Cupertino, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 and arriving at Stelling & Stevens Creek via 2Nd & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Cupertino via E Santa Clara & S 1st and 2Nd & Santa Clara in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Sjd San Jose Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
acerail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$18 - $28
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Room
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to E Santa Clara & S 1st
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to El Camino & Wolfe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stelling & Stevens Creek
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Cruz to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$50 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$130 - $180
SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Santa Cruz to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Go Green Cab
Phone
+1 831-246-1234
Deluxe Taxi Cab Co
Phone
+1 831-475-3232
Santa Cruz Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 831-423-1234
Website
santacruzyellowcab.org

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