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There are 6 ways to get from Anchorage to San Jose by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly to San Jose

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to San Jose (SJC)

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Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to San Francisco (SFO)
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

4 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, BART

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Oakland (OAK)
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Berryessa / North San Jose

Fly to Sacramento, train

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Sacramento (SMF)
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to San Jose

Fly to Santa Rosa, bus, Caltrain

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Santa Rosa (STS)
  2. Take the bus from Sonoma County Airport to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

Drive

  1. Drive from Anchorage to San Jose

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The cheapest way to get from Anchorage to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs $110 - $320 and takes 7h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Anchorage to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs $110 - $320 and takes 7h 54m.

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The distance between Anchorage and San Jose is 2056 miles. The road distance is 3119.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Anchorage to San Jose, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Anchorage Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 50m and has one stopover.

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San Jose is 1h ahead of Anchorage. It is currently 2:06 AM in Anchorage and 3:06 AM in San Jose.

Yes, the driving distance between Anchorage to San Jose is 3120 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 15h to drive from Anchorage to San Jose.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Anchorage Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Anchorage to Anchorage Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs $2 - $50.

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Map of how to get from Anchorage to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 2056.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 34m

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines fly from Anchorage to San Jose hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Seattle, Spokane
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Portland, San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Fairbanks, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Fairbanks, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Seattle, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Seattle, Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Fairbanks, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Anchorage to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Anchorage to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Anchorage to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Anchorage to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Anchorage to Santa Rosa via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $5
One-way Adult
$7 - $10
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Berryessa / North San Jose
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Sonoma County Airport to SFO - San Francisco Airport International
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com

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