There are 8 ways to get from Austin to San Jose by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to San Jose  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to San Jose (SJC) AUS - SJC

$163 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico, train  •  45 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to San Antonio, TX
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Anaheim
  3. Take the train from Anaheim-ARTIC station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA

$154 - $249

6 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Oakland (OAK) AUS - OAK

$173 - $718

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  6 h 54 min

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

$162 - $460

Bus  •  38 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca

$170 - $448

Bus, train Amtrak  •  42 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$262 - $764

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$256 - $738

Drive  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Austin to San Jose 1725.5 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to San Jose is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 28 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to San Jose is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $160 - $600.

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The distance between Austin and San Jose is 2358 km. The road distance is 2761 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Austin to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Lavaca/4th and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Austin, Tx, San Antonio, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Austin to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to San Jose via Speedway/44th, Austin, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 38 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Austin to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Business Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Austin Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Megabus
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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