There are 6 ways to get from Hayward to San Jose by bus, train, subway, 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

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$9 - $21

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the BART from Hayward to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City / ...
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara 181

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Hayward Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$22 - $40

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hayward to San Jose 27.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Hayward to San Jose 27.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hayward to San Jose 27.3 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hayward to San Jose is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hayward to San Jose is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Hayward and San Jose is 25 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hayward Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hayward to San Jose every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $21 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Hayward to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hayward Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $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
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 Hayward to San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
uberXL
$60 - $80
SELECT
$90 - $120
BLACK
$120 - $160
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Hayward to San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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