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

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Bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson Las Vegas to Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno to San Jose FlixBus

$26 - $39

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Bus, BART  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the BART from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station

$46 - $91

Bus, train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
  2. Take the train from Reno Amtrak Station to Roseville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Roseville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station

$81 - $185

Bus, train via Sacramento Valley Station  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay X 4SS
  2. Take the train from Reno Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to San Jose Diridon Station

$67 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Carson City to San Jose 222 miles

$21 - $35

Bus, fly to San Jose  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Jose (SJC) RNO - SJC

$81 - $435

Bus, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
  4. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs Bart to 2Nd & St John

$102 - $497

Bus, fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$143 - $773

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The cheapest way to get from Carson City to San Jose is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carson City to San Jose is to bus and fly which costs $80 - $440 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carson City to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson and arriving at Santa Clara & 5Th via Reno and Eastridge Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Carson City and San Jose is 172 miles. The road distance is 222 miles.

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The best way to get from Carson City to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $25 - $40.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Carson City to San Jose, including transfers.

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Carson City to San Jose bus services, operated by Silverado Stages, depart from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson station.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Carson City to San Jose bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at San Jose station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carson City to San Jose is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Carson City to San Jose.

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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Carson City, NV, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carson City to San Jose via Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson, Reno, San Jose, and Eastridge Transit Center in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
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 Reno Amtrak Station to Roseville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Roseville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Reno Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson to Reno Greyhound 155 Stevenson
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Reno, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
RTC
Website
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC 4th STREET STATION Bay X 4SS
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Bus from S Stewart Street at Supreme Court to RTC TRANSFER CENTER and Meadowood Mall
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rtcwashoe.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs Bart to 2Nd & St John
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reno Airport to San Jose Airport.

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