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There are 6 ways to get from Union City to Mountain View by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 522 bus  •  1 h 12 min

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

$4 - $7

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Train, Caltrain  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fremont Amtrak Station to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$10 - $40

Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Decoto Rd:Meyers Dr to Palo Alto Transit Center Db

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union City to Mountain View 20.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Union City to Mountain View 20.2 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union City to Mountain View 20.2 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Union City to Mountain View is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union City to Mountain View is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union City to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Decoto Rd:Meyers Dr and arriving at El Camino & Castro via Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Union City station to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Fremont Amtrak Station and arriving at Mountain View Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Union City and Mountain View is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Union City to Mountain View without a car is to bus and line 522 bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Union City to Mountain View, including transfers.

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Union City to Mountain View bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Decoto Rd:Meyers Dr station.

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Union City to Mountain View train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fremont Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Union City to Mountain View is to bus and line 522 bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $4 - $8. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $9 - $45 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Union City to Mountain View.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Union City to Mountain View via Palo Alto Transit Center and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Union City to Mountain View via Santa Clara Amtrak and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fremont Amtrak Station to Santa Clara 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
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Fmt Fremont Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
ACE
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Decoto Rd:Meyers Dr to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union City to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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UberPool
$26 - $35
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Taxi from Union City to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Union City to Mountain View bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Castro station.

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Union City to Mountain View train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Mountain View Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union City to Mountain View is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Union City to Mountain View.

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