MapQuest Driving Directions San Francisco, CA to Santa Cruz, CA

San Francisco, CA

Santa Cruz, CA

Route 1

Go south on Van Ness Ave/US-101 S.
77.36 miles
1hr 18min
  1. Start out going west on McAllister St toward Van Ness Ave/US-101 S.

    Then 0.01 miles
  2. Take the 1st left onto Van Ness Ave/US-101 S.

    1. Mocha's Cafe & Grill is on the corner

    2. If you reach Franklin St you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.74 miles
  3. Merge onto US-101 S toward I-80 E/Oakland/San Jose.

    Then 2.98 miles
  4. Merge onto I-280 S via EXIT 431 toward Daly City.

    Then 6.46 miles
  5. Keep left to take I-280 S/Junipero Serra Fwy S toward San Jose.

    Then 35.66 miles
  6. Merge onto CA-85 S/Norman Y Mineta Hwy via EXIT 12B toward Gilroy.

    Then 7.73 miles
  7. Merge onto CA-17 S via EXIT 11A toward Santa Cruz.

    Then 22.35 miles
  8. Merge onto CA-1 N/State Highway 1 toward Half Moon Bay/Boulder Creek/CA-9.

    Then 1.10 miles
  9. Stay straight to go onto Chestnut Street Ext.

    Then 0.22 miles
  10. Turn left onto Church St.

    1. If you are on Chestnut St and reach Walnut Ave you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.12 miles
  11. Welcome to SANTA CRUZ, CA.

    1. If you reach Cedar St you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.00 miles