Santa Cruz is a laid-back but at the same time vibrant city on central California’s coast. Its beautiful beaches, rich surf culture, and galleries offer exciting activities to different types of travellers. If you’re arriving at San Jose Airport, you can make your way to Santa Cruz either by taxi or bus. Depending on your needs, you can choose whatever transportation option best suits you and your travelling party. Taking a San Jose airport shuttle to Santa Cruz or booking a private, personalised transfer, is the fastest and most comfortable transportation option to reach your destination, despite the higher cost. If you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, you can get to Santa Cruz by bus but be prepared for a longer and more time-consuming trip.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to San Jose at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.