There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to San Jose by plane, train or shuttle

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 to San Jose  •  17 h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Jose (SJC) MAD - SJC

$474 - $1,905

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  16 h 59 min

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

$303 - $819

3 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Oakland (OAK) MAD - OAK

$324 - $667

Fly to Monterey, shuttle  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Monterey (MRY) MAD - MRY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Jose International Airport

$429 - $1,456

Fly to Sacramento, train  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sacramento (SMF) MAD - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$464 - $2,285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs 260€ - 750€ and takes 16 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which takes 16 h 59 min and costs 260€ - 750€.

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The distance between Madrid and San Jose is 9323 km.

It takes approximately 17 h to get from Madrid to San Jose, including transfers.

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

British Airways, American Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Madrid to San Jose hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
17 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
17 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
19 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via London Heathrow, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
17 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
20 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
18 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Newark, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Newark, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Toronto, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Frankfurt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Frankfurt, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Amsterdam, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Newark
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Amsterdam, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Paris CDG, Seattle
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Amsterdam, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
17 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Amsterdam, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
18 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Frankfurt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Frankfurt, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
20 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,100
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Paris CDG, Seattle
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $7,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Toronto, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
15 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Toronto, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Frankfurt, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
19 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Madrid to Monterey via Amsterdam, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,700
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $7,000
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Madrid to San Jose via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,800
Flights from Madrid to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to San Francisco via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Madrid to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Train operators
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
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
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Jose International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com

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