|Highway 17 Express - San Jose - Scotts Valley - Santa Cruz|
Highway 17 Express Bus provides service between downtown Santa Cruz (Metro Center), Soquel, Scotts Valley, and San Jose State University (San Fernando Street by 7th Street).
Service is offered 7 days a week. On weekends, service is available from San Jose Diridon Station only. Limited service to/from the Soquel Park and Ride is available on weekdays during peak hours. Travel time is about 1 hour and 10 minutes between SJSU and Metro Center.
The Metro Center provides connection to other Santa Cruz Metro buses serving throughout the Santa Cruz county.
Highway 17 Express route map
The $50 Cash Card can be used for 10 non-consecutive rides on Highway 17 Express Bus. It is a “stored value” pass until all the value is used up. It has a 1 year “absolute” expiration date for passes not validated. It can be used to pay for single ride fare or to purchase a day pass on all local Santa Cruz Metro lines and the Highway 17 Express service, it is not valid on VTA local service.
Free parking is provided at Scotts Valley Transit Center and at Highway 1/Soquel Drive.
|Santa Cruz to SJSU|
|Schedules:||(Northbound) Map and Schedule|
|Access to campus (weekdays):||The nearest stop for Highway 17 Express is on San Fernando Street by 5th Street, at the northern edge of campus.|
|Access to campus (weekends):||From the San Jose Diridon Station, take eastbound VTA buses 63 or 64 to the northern edge of campus along San Fernando Street.|
|SJSU to Santa Cruz|
|Schedules:||(Southbound) Map and Schedule|
|Access from campus (weekdays):||The nearest stop for Highway 17 Express is on San Fernando Street by 7th Street, at the northern edge of campus.|
|Access from campus (weekends):||From SJSU, take westbound VTA buses 63 or 64 from stops on San Fernando Street by 5th or 7th streets to San Jose Diridon Station.|