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There are 5 ways to get from Fresno to San Jose by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$20 - $50

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Bus Tufesa  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to San Jose, CA

$28 - $41

Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station San Joaquins
  2. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace / ...

$46 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to San Jose 151.4 miles

$14 - $22

Fly, Caltrain  •  4 h 19 min

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

$190 - $664

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno to San Jose is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to San Jose is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at San Jose, Ca. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fresno to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Fresno Amtrak and arriving at Sjd San Jose Station via Skt Stockton Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Fresno and San Jose is 125 miles. The road distance is 151.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $20 - $50.

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The bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Fresno to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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Fresno to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fresno Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Fresno to San Jose is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $20 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Fresno to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 124.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to San Jose 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fresno to San Jose via Stockton Robert Cabral Station and Skt Stockton Station in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $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 Fresno Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ACE
Bus operators
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 Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Fresno, CA to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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The quickest flight from Fresno Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Fresno to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Fresno to San Jose train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Sjd San Jose Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno to San Jose is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Fresno to San Jose.

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United Airlines offers flights from Fresno Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Fresno Airport is to line 26 bus which takes 38 min and costs $2.

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