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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 40 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael Southbound
  2. Take the line 40 bus from San Rafael Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station 40 / ...

$15 - $17

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Night bus, bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Oakland, Ca 1481
  2. Take the bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av 72 / ...

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, line 40 bus  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Rafael, CA Sonoma County Airport
  2. Take the line 40 bus from San Rafael Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station 40 / ...

$40 - $46

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito 50.3 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  55m

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito 50.3 miles

$75 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa, CA and arriving at San Pablo Av:Bayview Av via San Rafael Transit Center and Cutting Blvd:Ohlone Greenway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and El Cerrito is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito without a car is to train and line 40 bus which takes 1h 58m and costs $14 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito, including transfers.

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

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Santa Rosa to El Cerrito bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at El Cerrito del Norte BART Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Rosa to El Cerrito is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito.

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There are 547+ hotels available in El Cerrito. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Santa Rosa, CA, USA and El Cerrito, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito via San Rafael Transit Center, El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, and Cutting Blvd:Ohlone Greenway in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from San Rafael Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Golden Gate Transit
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to San Pablo Av:Manila Av
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Rosa to El Cerrito
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$70 - $85
Assist
$75 - $85
UberX
$75 - $85
WAV
$75 - $85
Comfort
$100 - $120
UberXL
$120 - $140
Select
$160 - $190
Black
$220 - $250
Black SUV
$250 - $290

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