Santa Cruz transportation information

StatisticSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)27354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)1 (8)134711
Average one way commute22min28min26min
Workers who carpool8.0%10.6%9.3%
Workers taking public transportation6.8%5.2%5.1%
Workers who walk to work10.3%2.7%2.8%
Working from home7.2%5.4%4.6%

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  • There are 2 airports and 8 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Santa Cruz city center.
  • The average travel time to work in Santa Cruz is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who take public transportation in Santa Cruz is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who carpool to work in Santa Cruz is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who work from home in Santa Cruz is 58% higher than the national average.

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Amtrak stations within 30 miles of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
920 Pacific Ave.
Santa Cruz CA 95060
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Station Information
  • Located 0.7 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Watsonville
W. Lake Ave. & Rodriguez St.
Watsonville CA 95076
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 15.8 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
San Jose
65 Cahill St.
San Jose CA 95110
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 25.5 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Gilroy
7250 Monterey Hwy.
Gilroy CA 95020
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 25.7 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path available
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Seaside
Bldg. T-1176, 4th St.
Seaside CA 93955
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 26.6 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Monterey Transit Plaza
Pearl & Tyler Sts.
Monterey CA 93940
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 27 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • Served by a thruway bus, not by a train
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Santa Clara-great America
Foot Of Stars & Stripes Dr.
Santa Clara CA 95054
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 28.1 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path available
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • No public transit connection available
  • No public telephones in the station
Salinas
11 Station Place
Salinas CA 93901
amtrack map
Station Information
  • Located 29.1 miles from Santa Cruz city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path available
  • Public restrooms available
  • Vending machine available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station

Airports within 30 miles of Santa Cruz

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Norman Y. Mineta San Jos� International Airport1661 Airport Blvd27.1San Jose, CA
Monterey Peninsula Airport200 Fred Kane Dr28.6Monterey, CA
Source: The Santa Cruz, CA transportation data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).