There are 7 ways to get from Berkeley to San Jose by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Berkeley Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$24 - $50

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the BART from Downtown Berkeley to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission 181

$7 - $8

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$13 - $27

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berkeley to San Jose 45.6 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to San Jose 45.6 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Berkeley to San Jose 45.6 miles

$70 - $90

Bikeshare  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Cycle from Mlk Jr Way At University Ave to San Pedro Square 53.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to San Jose is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to San Jose is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Berkeley and San Jose is 42 miles. The road distance is 45.6 miles.

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The train from Berkeley Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak takes 1 h 33 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berkeley Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Berkeley to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Berkeley to San Jose every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Berkeley Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley to Fremont
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Berkeley to San Jose
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$70 - $90
uberX
$70 - $90
WAV
$70 - $90
uberXL
$100 - $130
SELECT
$140 - $190
BLACK
$200 - $260
SUV
$220 - $280
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Mlk Jr Way At University Ave to San Pedro Square
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Berkeley to San Jose
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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