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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito by bus, subway, train, 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  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av 72 / ...

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte Orange

$10 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$29 - $45

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito 80.8 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  1h 28m

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito 80.8 miles

$110 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at San Pablo Av:Manila Av via Thomas L Berkley Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and El Cerrito is 67 miles. The road distance is 80.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito without a car is to bus which takes 2h 53m and costs $15 - $26.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito, including transfers.

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

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Santa Cruz to El Cerrito bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at San Pablo Av:Manila Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to El Cerrito is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito.

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There are 544+ hotels available in El Cerrito. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito.
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  • Distance: 67.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito via Oakland, Ca and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Cruz to El Cerrito
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $130
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UberPool
$110 - $130
Assist
$110 - $130
UberX
$110 - $130
WAV
$110 - $130
Comfort
$150 - $180
UberXL
$180 - $210
Select
$250 - $280
Black
$330 - $370
Black SUV
$380 - $430

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