There are 6 ways to get from Colma to San Jose by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

BART, Caltrain  •  1 h 27 min

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

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, line 522 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Serramonte Blvd to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & 2Nd 522 / ...

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Serramonte Blvd to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave Ecr
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Carlos Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colma to San Jose 41.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Colma to San Jose 41.8 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colma to San Jose 41.8 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colma to San Jose is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colma to San Jose is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $230 - $280.

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The distance between Colma and San Jose is 62 km. The road distance is 67 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Colma to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colma to San Jose. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Serramonte Blvd and arriving at Santa Clara & 2Nd via Palo Alto Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Colma to San Jose via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 and Palo Alto Caltrain Station in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Colma to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Carlos Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Serramonte Blvd to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Serramonte Blvd to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & 2Nd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colma to San Jose
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $120
SELECT
$130 - $170
BLACK
$180 - $240
SUV
$200 - $260
Taxi from Colma to San Jose
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
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
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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