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

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BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 51 min

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

$7 - $8

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Line 18 bus, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way 18 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$15 - $28

BART, Caltrain  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the BART from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berkeley to San Jose State University 45.9 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to San Jose State University 45.9 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from Berkeley to San Jose State University 45.9 miles

$70 - $95

Bikeshare  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Cycle from Mlk Jr Way At University Ave to San Fernando At 7Th St 52.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to San Jose State University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to San Jose State University is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berkeley to San Jose State University. However, there are services departing from Shattuck Av:Center St and arriving at Santa Clara & 6Th via Oakland, Ca and Santa Clara & Montgomery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Berkeley and San Jose State University is 43 miles. The road distance is 45.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to San Jose State University without a car is to BART and line 181 bus which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Berkeley to San Jose State University, including transfers.

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Berkeley to San Jose State University bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Shattuck Av:Center St station.

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Berkeley to San Jose State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berkeley to San Jose State University is 46 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Berkeley to San Jose State University.

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There are 328+ hotels available in San Jose State University. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from Berkeley to San Jose State University via Thomas L Berkley Way, Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery, and Santa Clara & 6Th in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Downtown Berkeley BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Thomas L Berkley Way
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
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 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 State University
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $95
UberX
$70 - $95
WAV
$70 - $95
UberXL
$100 - $140
Select
$150 - $190
Black
$200 - $260
Black SUV
$220 - $280
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Mlk Jr Way At University Ave to San Fernando At 7Th St
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Berkeley to San Jose State University
Ave. Duration
53 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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