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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Caltrain  •  15 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Pastoria 22 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$20 - $27

Walk  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Walk from San Jose to Sunnyvale 9.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $45 - $55.

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

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

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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 41 min.

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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 min.

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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 min. Alternatively, Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from San Jose to Sunnyvale every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
41 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
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $80
ASSIST
$20 - $27
uberX
$20 - $27
WAV
$20 - $27
uberXL
$29 - $40
SELECT
$40 - $55
BLACK
$50 - $65
SUV
$60 - $75
Taxi from San Jose to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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