There are 5 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Union City by train, 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.

Recommended option

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 / ...

$8 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  2 h 2 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 Union City BART 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Union City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to Union City is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 28 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Union City. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Pastoria and arriving at Union City BART via Palo Alto Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

More details

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.

More details

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 2 h 2 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Fremont Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 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
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
43 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
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$55 - $75
SELECT
$80 - $100
BLACK
$100 - $140
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.