There are 6 ways to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences by train, tram, bus, taxi, 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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Caltrain, tram  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4th St to Irving St & 9th Ave N

$11 - $13

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Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 522 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Hollenbeck to Santa Clara & Montgomery 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Transit Center Bay B to Fulton St & 8th Ave 5 / ...

$16 - $30

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences 43.5 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences 43.5 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences 43.5 miles

$65 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences is to taxi which costs $240 - $290 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Hollenbeck and arriving at Fulton St & 8th Ave via San Jose, Ca and Transit Center Bay B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and California Academy of Sciences is 37 miles. The road distance is 43.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences without a car is to Caltrain and tram which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Hollenbeck station.

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Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Fulton St & 8th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences is 44 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences.

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There are 620+ hotels available in California Academy of Sciences. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences.
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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and California Academy of Sciences, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences via Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, San Francisco, Ca, Transit Center Bay B, and Fulton St & 8th Ave in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Irving St & 9th Ave
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Hollenbeck to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
35 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
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Transit Center Bay B to Fulton St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $90
UberX
$65 - $90
WAV
$65 - $90
UberXL
$100 - $130
Select
$140 - $180
Black
$190 - $240
Black SUV
$210 - $270
Taxi from Sunnyvale to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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