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There are 11 ways to get from Brownsville to San Jose by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Brownsville to San Jose  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Brownsville (BRO) to San Jose (SJC) BRO - SJC

$207 - $773

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  45 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, TX to Los Angeles Matamoros-Tijuana Airport
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$167 - $297

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Fly Brownsville to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  8 h 21 min

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

$214 - $781

Fly Harlingen to San Jose  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Harlingen (HRL) to San Jose (SJC) HRL - SJC

$250 - $968

Fly Brownsville to Oakland  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Brownsville (BRO) to Oakland (OAK) BRO - OAK

$248 - $885

Bus to McAllen, fly to San Jose  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
  2. Fly from McAllen (MFE) to San Jose (SJC) MFE - SJC

$306 - $1,064

Fly Harlingen to Oakland  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Harlingen (HRL) to Oakland (OAK) HRL - OAK

$321 - $1,030

Bus via San Antonio, Tx  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 898 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca

$188 - $490

Bus, train via San Antonio, Tx  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 898 / ...
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station

$278 - $810

Bus Greyhound Mexico, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Brownsville, TX to Los Angeles Matamoros-Tijuana Airport
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$199 - $393

Drive  •  32 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Brownsville to San Jose 1980 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Brownsville to San Jose is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 32 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brownsville to San Jose is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brownsville to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Brownsville, Tx and arriving at San Jose, Ca via San Antonio, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 10 min.

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The distance between Brownsville and San Jose is 1641 miles. The road distance is 1980 miles.

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The best way to get from Brownsville to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 43 h 10 min and costs $180 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Brownsville to San Jose, including transfers.

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Brownsville to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Brownsville, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Brownsville to San Jose is to fly which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $200 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $490 and takes 43 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brownsville Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Brownsville 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 Brownsville to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 1641 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Brownsville to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brownsville to San Jose via San Antonio, Tx and Los Angeles, Ca in around 43 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt, San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt, Burbank
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, San Diego
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, Burbank
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Austin, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Harlingen to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt, San Antonio
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brownsville to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Brownsville to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Jose via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Houston, Reno
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brownsville to San Francisco via Houston, San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Harlingen to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from McAllen to San Jose via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 to San Jose Diridon Station
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
37 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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San Jose is 2 h behind Brownsville. It is currently 5:55 AM in Brownsville and 3:55 AM in San Jose.

Yes, the driving distance between Brownsville to San Jose is 1980 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 33 min to drive from Brownsville to San Jose.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Brownsville Airport to San Jose Airport.

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Book your Brownsville to San Jose bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 341+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brownsville to Brownsville Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $15 - $19.

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