There are 8 ways to get from Santa Rosa to Mountain View by bus, train, subway, car, plane or towncar

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Bus, Caltrain  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial-Maple & Brookwood to Perry St & 4th St 72 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$22 - $29

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Bus, line 22 bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Jose, CA - State University Santa Rosa
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Santa Clara & 7th to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$19 - $29

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Bus, line 398 bus, line 522 bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
  2. Take the line 398 bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-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 Transit Center to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$42 - $51

Bus, Caltrain via Santa Rosa Transit Mall  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to Perry St & 4th St 101 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$23 - $30

Train, BART, Caltrain  •  5h 8m

  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 - $37

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Mountain View 93 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, Caltrain  •  4h 7m

  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 43m

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

$120 - $150

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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 43m.

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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 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Rosa to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Santa Rosa Park & Ride and arriving at El Camino & Castro via SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and Palo Alto Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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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 51m and costs $22 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m 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 Park & Ride station.

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The quickest flight from Santa Rosa Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 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 1h 43m to drive from Santa Rosa to Mountain View.

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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

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 SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A, and Palo Alto Transit Center in around 4h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
48 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
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
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 Perry St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall to Perry St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Santa Rosa Park & Ride to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 7th to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
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
Bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Jose, CA - State University
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Santa Rosa to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$120 - $140
Assist
$120 - $150
UberX
$120 - $150
WAV
$120 - $150
Comfort
$170 - $200
UberXL
$210 - $240
Select
$280 - $320
Black
$370 - $420
Black SUV
$430 - $480

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

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There are 472+ 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 12 min and costs $5 - $7.

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