There are 4 ways to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...

$3 - $21

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Cruz to San Jose 31.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to San Jose 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Cruz to San Jose 31.4 miles

$50 - $65

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

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs $110 - $140.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and San Jose is 42 km. The road distance is 50 km.

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The bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at San Jose, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Santa Cruz to San Jose hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $21 and the journey takes 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 S Autumn & Park Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
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 San Jose
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $95
ASSIST
$50 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $95
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$140 - $180
SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Santa Cruz to San Jose
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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