The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave San Jose, CA for Santa Cruz, CA every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||26 miles (42 km)|
|Average bus ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Bus frequency||15 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 15 direct buses a day|
Buses from San Jose, CA to Santa Cruz, CA cover the 26 miles (42 km) long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 15 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $8 (€7), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $8 (€7).
You can travel by bus to Santa Cruz, CA from San Jose, CA with Amtrak for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey between San Jose, CA and Santa Cruz, CA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
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