There are 5 ways to get from Union City to Mountain View 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

Train, Caltrain  •  56 min

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

$10 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  1 h 11 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

3 alternative options

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 - $45

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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 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Union City station to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Fmt Fremont Station and arriving at Mountain View Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 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 train and Caltrain which takes 56 min and costs $9 - $45.

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It takes approximately 56 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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Map of how to get from Union City to Mountain View.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a train from Union City to Mountain View via Scc Santa Clara Station and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 56 min. Alternatively, 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 11 min.

Train operators
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fremont Amtrak 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
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $65
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Union City to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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