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Local Santa Cruz Transportation Options
Transportation from Bay Area Airports:
San José International (SJC) Airport is approximately 35 miles from the UC Santa Cruz campus. Information on taking public transportation from San Jose to UC Santa Cruz is available on our Transportation and Parking Office web site.
San Francisco International (SFO) Airportis approximately 62 miles from the UC Santa Cruz campus. Airport shuttle service is available, by reservation, through the Santa Cruz Airporter, 800–497–4997. Information on taking public transportation from San Francisco to UC Santa Cruz is available on our Transportation and Parking Office web site.
The Amtrak Thruway Bus Route 22/ Santa Cruz Metro Highway 17 Express shuttles you between the San Jose Amtrak Train Station and the Santa Cruz Metro Center. Local bus service between the Santa Cruz Metro Center and UC Santa Cruz is provided by Santa Cruz Metro University Routes. (www.scmtd.com).
For more information on Amtrak Train and Thruway Bus service call Amtrak at 800–USA–RAIL or visit their web site at www.amtrak.com.
The Salinas Amtrak station is located 30 miles from the campus. The Coast Starlight route serves this station. Bus connections are available between the Salinas Amtrak Station and the UC Santa Cruz campus on Monterey Salinas Transit. Route 29 connects to Santa Cruz Metro in Watsonville.
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