There are 5 ways to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar
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Bus • 1 h 6 min
$3 - $22
4 alternative options
Taxi • 38 min
$110 - $140
Drive • 38 min
$3 - $5
Shuttle • 45 min
Uber • 38 min
$45 - $60
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.
The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 38 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 and arriving at S 2nd & E Santa Clara. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.
The distance between Santa Cruz and San Jose is 26 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.
The best way to get from Santa Cruz to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $3 - $22.
The bus from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 to S 2nd & E Santa Clara takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Santa Cruz to San Jose bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, depart from Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 station.
Santa Cruz to San Jose bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at S 2nd & E Santa Clara station.
Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to San Jose is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Santa Cruz to San Jose.
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What companies run services between Santa Cruz, CA, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?
Santa Cruz Metro operates a bus from Santa Cruz to San Jose hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Two other operators also service this route.
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.
Bus from Santa Cruz, CA to San Jose, CA
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 4 min
- Every 4 hours
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.
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $10 - $22
- $10 - $14
- $17 - $22
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