There are 5 ways to get from Vacaville to Santa Cruz by bus, night bus, train or car

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

Bus, night bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station 40
  2. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17

$23 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus via Hayward  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART 90
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$22 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Suisun City to Oakland, Ca 8303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca 6725 / ...

$29 - $64

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2 17 / ...

$36 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Vacaville to Santa Cruz 114.5 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vacaville to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vacaville to Santa Cruz is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $11 - $17.

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The distance between Vacaville and Santa Cruz is 154 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Vacaville to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vacaville to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Davis St. Park and Ride and arriving at Santa Cruz, Ca via Fairfield Transportation Center, Suisun City and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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

You can take a bus from Vacaville to Santa Cruz via Fairfield Transportation Center, El Cerrito Del Norte BART, El Cerrito del Norte, Hayward, and Hayward, Ca in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Suisun City to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Cruz, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center - Lane 2
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.com

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