There are 6 ways to get from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa by bus, train, subway, 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

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca 1482

$15 - $31

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the BART from Walnut Creek to Powell St. Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St 101 / ...

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from BART Walnut Creek to Amtrak 98X
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Martinez, CA to Santa Rosa, CA 6412 / ...

Line 40 bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown Northbound

$18 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa 63.2 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa 63.2 miles

$100 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Walnut Creek and Santa Rosa is 51 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa. However, there are services departing from BART Walnut Creek and arriving at Santa Rosa, CA via Martinez, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Walnut Creek, CA, USA and Santa Rosa, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Santa Rosa Downtown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Walnut Creek to Powell St.
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Santa Rosa, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
County Connection
Website
cccta.org
Bus from BART Walnut Creek to Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
cccta.org
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Walnut Creek to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$85 - $110
ASSIST
$100 - $130
uberX
$100 - $130
WAV
$100 - $130
uberXL
$140 - $180
SELECT
$200 - $250
BLACK
$280 - $350
SUV
$310 - $390

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