There are 3 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Stockton by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sjd San Jose Station to Skt Stockton Station Ace / ...

$16 - $38

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Jose, CA to Stockton, CA 3910 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Stockton 103 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Stockton is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Stockton is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and Stockton is 80 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Santa Cruz to Stockton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Stockton. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at Stockton, CA via San Jose, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Stockton via San Jose, Ca and San Jose, CA in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Sjd San Jose Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.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.

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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 Ocean & Water to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Stockton, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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