Travel and Transportation

The closest major airport is in San Jose, California.  There are connections on the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system from the San Francisco and now Oakland airports to the San Jose Airport. 

Santa Cruz is accessible from four airports:

San Jose (SJC), San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK), and Monterey (MRY)

 

San Jose Airport (SJC) to Dream Inn, Santa Cruz

Check out details about the San Jose Airport here:  San Jose Airport

Travel Time without traffic 45 minutes (35 miles)

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 View in Google Maps

Phone: (831) 200-4466

DIRECTIONS:

Get on I-880 S, and then take CA-17 S toward Santa Cruz (24.8 mi).  Keep right to continue onto CA-1 N, and turn slightly right onto CA-1 N/Mission St (signs for Half Moon Bay).  Turn left onto Bay St (1 mi) and left again onto W Cliff Dr.  Dream Inn is on the right.  Parking is free.

Transportaion Method Typical Minimum Charge (Approx.)
Rental Car $50 per day
Taxi $120 one way
Uber (pool) $40 one way
SuperShuttle $155 round trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Dream Inn, Santa Cruz

Travel Time without traffic 70 minutes (65 miles)

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 View in Google Maps

Phone: (831) 200-4466

DIRECTIONS:

Get on US-101 S (~23.5 mi) and take it to CA-85 S (12.7 mi).  Then take CA-17 S toward Santa Cruz (24.8 mi). Keep right to continue onto CA-1 N, and turn slightly right onto CA-1 N/Mission St (signs for Half Moon Bay).  Turn left onto Bay St (1 mi) and left again onto W Cliff Dr. Dream in is on the right.  Parking is free.

Transportaion Method Typical Minimum Charge (Approx.)
Rental Car $50 per day
Taxi $220 one way
Uber (pool) $88 one way
Super Shuttle $200 round trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oakland Airport (OAK) to Dream Inn, Santa Cruz

Travel Time without traffic 80 minutes (70 miles)

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 View in Google Maps

Phone: (831) 200-4466

DIRECTIONS:

Get on I-880 S toward San Jose (~34.5 mi).  Then take CA-17 S toward Santa Cruz (24.8 mi). Keep right to continue onto CA-1 N, and turn slightly right onto CA-1 N/Mission St (signs for Half Moon Bay).  Turn left onto Bay St (1 mi) and left again onto W Cliff Dr. Dream in is on the right.  Parking is free.

Transportaion Method Typical Minimum Charge (Approx.)
Rental Car $50 per day
Taxi $210 one way
Uber (pool) $64 one way
SuperShuttle $200 round trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monterey Airport (MRY) to Dream Inn, Santa Cruz

Travel Time without traffic 50 minutes (45 miles)

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 View in Google Maps

Phone: (831) 200-4466

DIRECTIONS:

Get on CA-68 W (~1.5 mi), and follow signs for CA-1 N Watsonville/Santa Cruz. Merge onto CA-1 N (39 mi) and continue to Chestnut St exit.  From Chestnut St, turn left onto Laurel St.  Then turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Center St.  At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto W Cliff Dr.  Dream Inn is on the left.  Parking is free.

Transportaion Method Typical Minimum Charge (Approx.)
Rental Car $50 per day
Taxi $150 one way
Uber (pool) $75 one way
SuperShuttle Not Available