Explore 6 ways to travel

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  •  40 min

  1. Capitol Corridor

$21 - $40

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City / ...
  2. 181

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  45 min

  1. 6781 / ...

$9 - $21

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. 29.6 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  33 min

  1. 29.6 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  33 min

  1. 29.6 miles

$45 - $60

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

Amtrak operates a train from Castro Valley to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Castro Valley to San Jose every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $21 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Fremont
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Castro Valley to San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $90
ASSIST
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
uberXL
$65 - $90
SELECT
$95 - $120
BLACK
$130 - $170
SUV
$140 - $190
Taxi from Castro Valley to San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Castro Valley and San Jose is 43 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Castro Valley to San Jose is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Castro Valley to San Jose is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs $160 - $200.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hayward Amtrak and arriving at Santa Clara Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hayward, Ca and arriving at San Jose, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

The train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak takes 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.