Duration 6h 46m
Distance 1018 miles
Average price $230
Possible routes 9 found

Vancouver to Santa Cruz

Rome2rio has found 9 ways to get from Vancouver to Santa Cruz by flight, shuttle, train, bus and car. We recommend flying from Vancouver to San Jose and then taking the shuttle from SJC Airport to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Cruz, which is the fastest option and takes around 6h 46m.

Recommended route

Fly Vancouver to San Jose, shuttle

  1. Vancouver
    YVR - SJC
  2. SJC Airport
  3. Santa Cruz
Fastest
6h 46m
$153 - $597
Alternative routes

Fly Vancouver to San Francisco, shuttle

  1. Vancouver
    YVR - SFO
  2. SFO Airport
  3. Santa Cruz
7h 33m
$167 - $539

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Oakland, train, bus

  1. River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
    S1. Summer Schedule May 5 / ...
  2. Bellingham
    BLI - OAK
  3. Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
    Capitol Corridor
  4. Diridon Station
    17
  5. Santa Cruz
9h 26m
$158 - $683

Train to Everett, fly to San Jose, shuttle

  1. Vancouver Pacific Central Station
    Amtrak Cascades
  2. Everett
    PAE - SJC
  3. SJC Airport
  4. Santa Cruz
10h 1m
$141 - $422

Train to Everett, fly to San Francisco, shuttle

  1. Vancouver Pacific Central Station
    Amtrak Cascades
  2. Everett
    PAE - SFO
  3. SFO Airport
  4. Santa Cruz
10h 40m
$155 - $434

Fly Vancouver to Sacramento, train, bus

  1. Vancouver
    YVR - SMF
  2. Sacramento Valley Station
    Capitol Corridor / ...
  3. Diridon Station
    17
  4. Santa Cruz
10h 43m
$157 - $610

Bus

  1. Vancouver, Bc
    1429
  2. Sacramento, Ca
    8309 / ...
  3. Oakland, Ca
    6781 / ...
  4. Diridon Station
    17
  5. Santa Cruz
29h 52m
$124 - $174

Bus, train

  1. Vancouver Pacific Central Station
    Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Seattle King Street Station
    Coast Starlight
  3. Diridon Station
    17
  4. Santa Cruz
30h 17m
$127 - $189

Drive

  1. Vancouver
    1018.1 miles
  2. Santa Cruz
17h 47m
Cheapest
$130 - $200

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Vancouver to Santa Cruz? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Santa Cruz is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 17h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Santa Cruz is to fly and shuttle which costs $200 - $800 and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Water & Ocean via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca and Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 52m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Santa Cruz is 857 miles. The road distance is 1018 miles.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Santa Cruz without a car is to bus which takes 29h 52m and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Vancouver to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Vancouver, Bc station.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 18m.

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Vancouver to Santa Cruz bus services, operated by Santa Cruz Metro, arrive at Water & Ocean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Santa Cruz is 1018 miles. It takes approximately 17h 47m to drive from Vancouver to Santa Cruz.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Vancouver Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Santa Cruz. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3 - $5.

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How to travel from Vancouver to Santa Cruz

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Vancouver to Santa Cruz right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Vancouver and Santa Cruz?

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Santa Cruz via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and Diridon Station in around 29h 52m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600

Santa Cruz, United States

Santa Cruz is the county seat and largest city of Santa Cruz County, California. As of 2013 the U.S. Census Bureau estimated Santa Cruz's population at 62,864. - Wikipedia

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