There are 3 ways to get from Folsom to San Jose by bus, tram, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. 8309 / ...
  2. 6781 / ...

$28 - $62

2 alternative options

Tram, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Gold
  2. Capitol Corridor / ...

$32 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 138.2 miles

$13 - $20

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

You can take a bus from Folsom to San Jose via Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln, Watt Ave & I-80 Lrt, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 5 h 1 min.

Train operators
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Tram from Historic Folsom Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Folsom and San Jose is 162 km. The road distance is 221 km.

The cheapest way to get from Folsom to San Jose is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Folsom to San Jose is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $13 - $20.

No, there is no direct bus from Folsom to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Greenback Ln & Main Ave and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln, Watt Ave & I-80 Lrt, Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Folsom to San Jose, including transfers.