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There are 12 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside by bus, train, car, plane, tram or subway

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Bus, train via Tully & King  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose - Huong Lan Sandwich to Chinatown Station San Fran
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Metrolink 91-Perris Valley Line / ...

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Train  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the train from San Jose to Los Angeles Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Metrolink 91-Perris Valley Line / ...

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Bus, train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Greyhound US0831 / ...
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Metrolink 91-Perris Valley Line / ...

Bus  •  11h 51m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown FlixBus 2000
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Riverside FlixBus N2203 / ...

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Riverside 403.7 miles

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain Southbound to Santa Clara Caltrain Southbound
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJC - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 200 bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain Southbound to Santa Clara Caltrain Southbound
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  3. Take the train from Rancho Cucamonga station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
  4. Take the line 200 bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover

Fly San Jose to Burbank, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 200 bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain Northbound to Millbrae Caltrain Northbound
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT
  3. Take the train from Rancho Cucamonga station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
  4. Take the line 200 bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover

Tram, BART to Oakland, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, train, line 200 bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the tram from Fair Oaks Station to Milpitas Station
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to Coliseum
  3. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT
  4. Take the train from Rancho Cucamonga station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
  5. Take the line 200 bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, line 191 bus, tram, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 3
  3. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to Union Station - Metro A-Line
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station

Sunnyvale to Riverside by train and bus

14 Weekly Services
10h 50m Average Duration
$50 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside is to bus which costs $35 - $150 and takes 11h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside is to Caltrain and fly and train and line 200 bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $80 - $500.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale-Saratoga & El Camino and arriving at Magnolia FS Beatty via San Jose Downtown, Los Angeles Downtown and UCR at Bannockburn Village. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Riverside station. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain Southbound and arriving at Riverside-Downtown station via San Jose and L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 39m.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Riverside is 414 miles. The road distance is 403.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside without a car is to bus and train via Tully & King which takes 10h 20m and costs $60 - $100.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to Riverside bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Jose Downtown station.

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Sunnyvale to Riverside train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Jose station.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Riverside is to bus which takes 11h 51m and costs $35 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $210 and takes 14h 39m.

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  • Distance: 413.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Riverside, Riverside County, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Riverside via San Carlos & Convention Center, San Jose Downtown, Los Angeles Downtown, Riverside, and UCR at Bannockburn Village in around 11h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sunnyvale to Riverside via San Jose Diridon Caltrain Southbound, San Jose, Los Angeles, and L. A. Union Station station in around 14h 39m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Website
https://metrolinktrains.com
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$5 - $25
Student / Youth 6-18
$8 - $25
Train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $27
Website
https://metrolinktrains.com
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$4 - $18
Student / Youth 6-18
$7 - $18
Train from Rancho Cucamonga station to San Bernardino - Downtown station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
https://metrolinktrains.com
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $7
Student / Youth 6-18
$4 - $7
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $160
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$17 - $60
Child Coach - short notice
$35 - $55
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$30 - $100
Child Business Class - short notice
$30 - $100
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$45 - $110
Business Seat - advance purchase
$60 - $200
Business Seat - short notice
$70 - $200
Coach Seat - short notice
$45 - $160
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain Southbound to Santa Clara Caltrain Southbound
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
http://www.caltrain.com
Schedules at
https://www.caltrain.com/schedules.html
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$1 - $3
One-way Adult
$3 - $5
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain Northbound to Millbrae Caltrain Northbound
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
http://www.caltrain.com
Schedules at
https://www.caltrain.com/schedules.html
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $4
One-way Adult
$6 - $8
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Fair Oaks Station to Milpitas Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
vta.org
Senior 65+, Disabled
$1
Youth 5-18
$2
Adult 19-64
$3
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
http://www.bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Phone
+1-323-466-3876
Email
CustomerRelations@metro.net
Website
metro.net
Tram from Del Amo Station to Union Station - Metro A-Line
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
https://www.metro.net/
persons with disabilities
$1
Senior Citizens
$1
K-12 students
$1
Adult
$2
Bus operators
Hoang Express
Phone
+1 714-839-3500
Email
manager@hoangbus.com
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from San Jose - Huong Lan Sandwich to Chinatown Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Book at
https://www.gotobus.com/hoangexpress/
Website
https://xedohoang.com/en
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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Jose Downtown to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $100
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$29 - $100
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Riverside
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$7 - $40
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
+1 (951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Vine St Layover
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Children 46" tall and under
$1
Seniors 60+, Disabled, Medicare
$1
Adults and children over 46" tall
$1 - $2
Long Beach Transit
Website
ridelbt.com
Bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 3
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
Long Beach Transit

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Sunnyvale to Riverside bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Riverside station.

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Sunnyvale to Riverside train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Riverside-Downtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Riverside is 404 miles. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Sunnyvale to Riverside.

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