There are 5 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Union City by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Fmt Fremont Station Ace / ...

$9 - $40

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Line 522 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Decoto Rd:Union Square Db

$5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunnyvale to Union City 23.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Union City 23.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunnyvale to Union City 23.8 miles

$35 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Union City. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Pastoria and arriving at Decoto Rd:Union Square via Palo Alto Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Union City station. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Fmt Fremont Station via Scc Santa Clara Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Union City is 16 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Union City without a car is to Caltrain and train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Sunnyvale to Union City, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to Union City bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Pastoria station.

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Sunnyvale to Union City train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Sunnyvale Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Union City is to Caltrain and train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Sunnyvale to Union City bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Decoto Rd:Union Square station.

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Sunnyvale to Union City train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Fmt Fremont Station.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to Union City.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Union City, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Sunnyvale to Union City via Santa Clara Caltrain and Scc Santa Clara Station in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Union City via Palo Alto Caltrain Station and Palo Alto Transit Center in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Fmt Fremont Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
acerail.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Fremont Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Decoto Rd:Union Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunnyvale to Union City
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$80 - $100
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$120 - $150
Taxi from Sunnyvale to Union City
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Union City is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Sunnyvale to Union City.

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