There are 4 ways to get from Atwater to San Jose by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Atwater to Modesto Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  3. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace

$133 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Atwater Transpo to Turlock Transpo T
  2. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Atwater Transpo to Transpo T
  2. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca

$26 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Atwater to San Jose 112.9 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Atwater to San Jose is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atwater to San Jose is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atwater to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Atwater Transpo and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Merced, Ca and Hayward, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Atwater and San Jose is 71 miles. The road distance is 112.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Atwater to San Jose without a car is to taxi and train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Atwater to San Jose, including transfers.

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Atwater to San Jose bus services, operated by The Bus, depart from Atwater Transpo station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Atwater to San Jose is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Atwater to San Jose.

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There are 346+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Atwater to San Jose via Transpo, Merced, Ca, and Hayward, Ca in around 6 h 22 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
The Bus
Website
mercedthebus.com
Bus from Atwater Transpo to Transpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mercedthebus.com
Bus from Atwater Transpo to Turlock Transpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mercedthebus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Atwater to Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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