There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Jose Airport (SJC) by plane, bus, tram, train or car

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

Fly Los Angeles to San Jose  •  1 h 10 min

  1. LAX - SJC

$65 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. LA-Oakland

$40 - $82

8 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to San Francisco  •  3 h 5 min

  1. LAX - SFO

$110 - $277

Bus to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 22 min

  1. BUR - SJC

$70 - $320

Bus, tram, line 266 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 15 min

  1. LGB - SJC

$49 - $254

Bus to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 15 min

  1. SNA - SJC

$105 - $303

Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. LAX - OAK

$76 - $244

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 55 min

  1. 6860 / ...

$49 - $107

Train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$76 - $220

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. 350.3 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and San Jose Airport (SJC), USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Jose Airport (SJC) hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Jose Airport (SJC) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Aviation / LAX Station to Lakewood Blvd Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Lax
Website
laxflyaway.org
Bus from G Shuttle Stop at Terminal 2 Lower Level to Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
laxflyaway.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Lakewood Blvd Station to Lakewood / Hardwick
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Disneyland Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com
Boltbus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 496 km. The road distance is 560 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $65 - $240.

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC), including transfers and time at the airport.