Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA train

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Overview: Train from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceCheapest ticket price$30 (€26)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $21 (€18)

Trains from Berkeley, CA to run on average times per day, taking around for the journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $30 (€26) but you can travel from only $21 (€18) by bus.

Train providers: Amtrak from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA trains

You can travel by train to Santa Cruz, CA from Berkeley, CA with Amtrak for as low as $30 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains between Berkeley, CA and Santa Cruz, CA, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

Train information from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: $30
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Trains from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA

FAQs: Travel by train from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA.
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Cheap train tickets from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is $31 (€27); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA train travel time is 2 h 42 min   for the 63 mile (102 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA leaves at 12: 44 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA leaves at 10: 29 PM.
For the best Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 29 PM.
A trip to Santa Cruz, CA from Berkeley, CA is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 42 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Santa Cruz, CA from Berkeley, CA including taking a bus or train.

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