There are 7 ways to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View by bus, train, subway, night bus, car, plane or towncar

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Bus, Caltrain  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 5th St 101 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Bullet / ...

$21 - $27

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Train, line 101 bus, BART, Caltrain  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
  2. Take the line 101 bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Hyde St & Grove St 101
  3. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
  4. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain

$26 - $34

Bus, line 398 bus, line 522 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA
  2. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B 398
  3. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr
  4. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$40 - $45

Night bus, BART  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Oakland, Ca 1481
  2. Take the BART from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$25 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Mountain View 93 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, Caltrain  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to San Francisco (SFO) STS - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain

$143 - $717

Uber  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Rosa to Mountain View 93 miles

$140 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa, CA and arriving at El Camino & Castro via SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and Mountain View is 81 miles. The road distance is 93 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View without a car is to bus and Caltrain which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $21 - $28.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View, including transfers.

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Santa Rosa to Mountain View bus services, operated by Sonoma Airport Express, depart from Santa Rosa, CA station.

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The quickest flight from Santa Rosa Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Santa Rosa to Mountain View bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Castro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Rosa to Mountain View is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Santa Rosa to Mountain View.

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Map of how to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View.
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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Santa Rosa, CA, USA and Mountain View, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Rosa to Mountain View via San Francisco Airport, CA, SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1, and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from San Rafael Transit Center Platform A to Hyde St & Grove St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
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
Night bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Rosa to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$140 - $180
UberX
$140 - $180
WAV
$140 - $180
UberXL
$210 - $270
Select
$300 - $380
Black
$410 - $550
Black SUV
$450 - $600

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United Airlines offers flights from Santa Rosa Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Mountain View. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to Santa Rosa Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs $5 - $7.

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