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There are 4 ways to get from Tracy to Santa Cruz by train, bus, night bus, tram or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Trc Tracy Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean 17

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 902 tram, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive 172 / ...
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Santa Clara Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$23 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tracy to Santa Cruz 82.9 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Tracy to Santa Cruz is to night bus and line 902 tram and bus which costs $7 - $10 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tracy to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tracy to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Tracy, Ca and arriving at Santa Cruz, Ca via Hayward, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Tracy and Santa Cruz is 63 miles. The road distance is 82.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tracy to Santa Cruz without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $13 - $19.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Tracy to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Tracy to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tracy, Ca station.

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Tracy to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Cruz, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tracy to Santa Cruz is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Tracy to Santa Cruz.

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  • Distance: 62.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Tracy, CA, USA and Santa Cruz, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tracy to Santa Cruz via Hayward, Ca in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Trc Tracy Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
ACE
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Water & Ocean
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com
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 Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Phone
(209) 943-1111
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
More information at
San Joaquin RTD

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