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

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Bus, Caltrain via Metro Embarcadero Station  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Veterans' Memorial-Maple & Brookwood to 1st St & Stevenson St 72X
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$22 - $28

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Bus, Caltrain  •  4h 5m

  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 Local / ...

$23 - $29

Bus, line 398 bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA Sonoma County Airport
  2. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B 398

$40 - $48

Train, BART, Caltrain  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
  2. Take the BART from El Cerrito del Norte to Millbrae Red
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain

$29 - $38

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Mountain View 93 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, Caltrain  •  3h 44m

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

$145 - $721

Uber  •  1h 42m

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

$100 - $140

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

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

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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 2-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and Palo Alto Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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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 3h 24m and costs $22 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m 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 1h.

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Santa Rosa to Mountain View bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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

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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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 2-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A, and Palo Alto Transit Center in around 4h 18m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h
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
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
48m
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from El Cerrito del Norte to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Veterans' Memorial-Maple & Brookwood to 1st St & Stevenson St
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Mission St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Rosa to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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UberPool
$90 - $120
Assist
$100 - $140
UberX
$100 - $140
WAV
$100 - $140
UberXL
$180 - $230
Select
$270 - $350
Black
$370 - $460
Black SUV
$390 - $490

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

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There are 490+ hotels available in Mountain View. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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