Cheap Santa Clara to Santa Cruz  train tickets

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How much are Santa Clara to Santa Cruz train tickets?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest1h 30m
Daily Schedules16
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How to find cheap train tickets from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz was $13.79. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz ? How far is Santa Clara to Santa Cruz ?

The distance between Santa Clara to Santa Cruz is 26.60 miles or 42.79 km. A train trip from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz typically takes 1 hour and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz.

trains from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz average a travel time of under two hours, perfect for a day trip. That's just enough time to check your email, catch up with friends on chat and post a couple of jealousy-inducing pictures from your trip.

On Wednesday trains from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Santa Clara to Santa Cruz

Typically there are 16 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Cruz. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Clara to Santa Cruz route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Clara to Santa Cruz, usually offering 16 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Santa Clara to Santa Cruz

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz start from $13.00, and on average cost $14.24. Daily there are 16 Amtrak schedules to Santa Cruz. Amtrak in Santa Clara leaves from Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in Santa Cruz trains arrive at Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave,

From Santa Clara to Santa Cruz train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 30 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 19 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $14.30 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Cruz.

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Avg. Time
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Avg. Price
$14.24

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Santa Cruz that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Santa Clara serving this route is Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave, 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr.
  • Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave
  • 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Cruz from Santa Clara., The busiest departure station in Santa Clara serving this route is Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave.
  • Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave