Union City travel guide

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You're Going to Love Union City

With a population of 69,516, Union City is a must-see destination in California, United States.

Where to Eat in Union City

If you’re looking for affordable options, Tomatina - Union City (32155 Union Landing Blvd) and Peshawari Kababs (33330 Alvarado Niles Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Union City

Union City in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Union City in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Union City


When flying to Union City, you’ll arrive at Oakland Airport (OAK), which is located 22 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Union City from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 12h 10m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Union City. The train journey from Union City to Los Angeles takes 0h 50m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Santa Clara, expect to pay about $32 for a 1h 01m trip.


Another option to get to Union City is to pick up a car hire from San Francisco, which is about 41 km from Union City. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in San Francisco.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Union City, including Greyhound, FlixBus and Bus. From Fresno, the bus ride to Union City takes 475 km and will cost you around $95. From Reno, the ticket costs about $35 for a journey of 531 km.

Airports near Union City

Airlines serving Union City

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Where to stay in Union City

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Union City and Holiday Inn Express Hotel Union City San Jose, An IHG Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Union City

Hiring a car in Union City

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Union City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46. The most frequently booked car type in Union City is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 39% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.