Bus Modesto, CA - Santa Cruz, CA prices from $16.42

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Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus

The journey from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus is 73.15 mi and takes 5 hr 2 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:45 AM and the last at 6:45 AM. It is possible to travel from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus for as little as $16.42 or as much as $46.21. The best price for this journey is $16.42.

Lowest Price$16.42
Journey Duration5 hr 2 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$16.42
Highest Price$46.21
First Departure6:45 AM
Last Departure6:45 AM
Distance73.15 mi
DepartureModesto, CA
ArrivalSanta Cruz, CA
CarriersGreyhound

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?

When you're traveling from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $23.33. You might be able to find prices as low as $16.42, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $23.33 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus?

With a distance of 73.15 mi between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA, it will usually take 5 hr 2 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 5 hr 2 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA covers a distance of 73.15 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 2 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hr 30 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?

The first daily departure from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA leaves at 6:45 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 6:45 AM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first journey of the night departs from Modesto, CA at 6:45 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:45 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA take place each day?

The route from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Modesto, CA 1 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA

The cheapest Modesto, CA - Santa Cruz, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $82.05 if you’re lucky, or $97.13 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Santa Cruz, CA by bus

When travelling to Santa Cruz, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
8.24kg
Bus
8.83kg
Flight
23.55kg
Car
18.84kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?
A bus ticket from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is $23.33. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.42.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is $16.42. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA by bus?
Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is 73.15 mi.
How long does the bus between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA take?
Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA is on average 5 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 30 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?
Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA leave?
The earliest bus from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA departs at 6:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA depart?
The latest bus from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA departs at 6:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $16.42 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Modesto, CA to go to Santa Cruz, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA is 4 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Modesto, CA and Santa Cruz, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA by bus?
The bus journey from Modesto, CA to Santa Cruz, CA creates 8.83kg of CO2 emissions.

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