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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale.
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Sunnyvale, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from San Jose to Sunnyvale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 15 minutes. Alternatively, Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from San Jose to Sunnyvale every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 40 minutes.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Avg. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Pastoria
Avg. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose to Sunnyvale
Avg. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $75
ASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
WAV
$18 - $25
uberXL
$29 - $40
SELECT
$40 - $55
BLACK
$50 - $70
SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi
Avg. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Rainbow Cab
Phone
+1 408-271-9900
Website
rainbowtaxicab.com
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

How far is it from San Jose to Sunnyvale?

The distance between San Jose and Sunnyvale is 13 km. The road distance is 19 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale?

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale is to drive which costs $1 and takes 13 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale?

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale is to taxi which takes 13 minutes and costs $55.

Is there a direct train between San Jose and Sunnyvale?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Caltrain and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between San Jose and Sunnyvale?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Clara & 1St and arriving at El Camino & Pastoria. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 minutes.

How long does it take to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale?

The Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain takes 15 minutes including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.