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There are 9 ways to get from Aspen to San Jose by plane, train, bus, car or subway

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

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Fly Aspen to San Jose  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to San Jose (SJC) ASE - SJC

$164 - $809

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Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV Brt / ...
  2. Take the bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Grand Junction Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, Co to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca

$124 - $294

7 alternative options

Fly Aspen to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to San Francisco (SFO) ASE - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$191 - $867

Fly Aspen to Oakland  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Aspen (ASE) to Oakland (OAK) ASE - OAK

$205 - $971

Fly Eagle to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Eagle (EGE) to San Francisco (SFO) EGE - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$268 - $1,127

Bus to Montrose, fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
  2. Fly from Montrose (MTJ) to San Francisco (SFO) MTJ - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$269 - $938

Drive, bus, train  •  37 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aspen to Silverthorne, CO
  2. Take the bus from Silverthorne, CO to Kremmling, CO
  3. Take the train from Granby Amtrak Station to Emeryville Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station

Bus, train, BART  •  41 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
  3. Take the train from Granby Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
  4. Take the BART from Richmond BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station

$347 - $710

Drive  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Aspen to San Jose 1168.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Aspen to San Jose is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aspen to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs $190 - $900 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aspen to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Paepcke Park DV and arriving at San Jose, Ca via West Glenwood Park & Ride, Grand Junction, Co and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 20 min.

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The distance between Aspen and San Jose is 831 miles. The road distance is 1168.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aspen to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 20 min and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Aspen to San Jose, including transfers.

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Aspen to San Jose bus services, operated by RFTA, depart from Paepcke Park DV station.

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The best way to get from Aspen to San Jose is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $300 and takes 27 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Aspen Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 47 min and has one stopover.

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Aspen to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Aspen to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 831.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Aspen to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aspen to San Jose via West Glenwood Park & Ride, Grand Junction Greyhound, Grand Junction, Co, and Las Vegas, Nv in around 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Eagle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Eagle to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Eagle to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Montrose to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Montrose to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Montrose to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Aspen to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Eagle to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Eagle to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Montrose to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Montrose to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Aspen to San Jose via Salt Lake City, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Aspen to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Aspen to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Aspen to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Aspen to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Granby Amtrak Station to Emeryville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
30 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Train from Emeryville Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Granby Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
Alpine Express
Website
alpineexpressshuttle.com
Bus from Crested Butte to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
alpineexpressshuttle.com
RFTA
Phone
+1 970-925-8484
Website
rfta.com
Bus from Paepcke Park DV to Glenwood Park & Ride DV
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rfta.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from West Glenwood Park & Ride to Grand Junction Greyhound
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ridebustang.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Junction, Co to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
GO Alpine
Website
goalpine.com
Bus from Silverthorne, CO to Kremmling, CO
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
goalpine.com
Epic Mountain Express
Phone
+1 970-754-7433
Website
epicmountainexpress.com
Bus from Aspen to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
More information at
Epic Mountain Express
Home James Transportation
Website
homejamestransportation.com
Bus from Denver International Airport to Granby, CO
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
homejamestransportation.com
Book at
homejamestransportation.hudsonltd.net

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San Jose is 1 h behind Aspen. It is currently 9:23 PM in Aspen and 8:23 PM in San Jose.

Yes, the driving distance between Aspen to San Jose is 1169 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 34 min to drive from Aspen to San Jose.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Aspen Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 337+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aspen to Aspen Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $4.

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