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There are 7 ways to get from Mazatlán to San Jose by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to San Jose  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to San Jose (SJC) MZT - SJC

$238 - $962

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  39 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Santa Ana
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station

$88 - $221

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Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  7 h 56 min

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

$215 - $720

Fly to Oakland  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Mazatlan (MZT) to Oakland (OAK) MZT - OAK

$249 - $874

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Madera 417 Santa Rosa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madera, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$167 - $194

Bus TAP Royal International  •  39 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to San Jose, CA

$220 - $248

Drive  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Mazatlán to San Jose 1621.1 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Mazatlán to San Jose is to bus and train which costs $1600 - $4300 and takes 39 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mazatlán to San Jose is to fly which costs $4500 - $19000 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mazatlán to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Mazatlan R. Urias and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Madera, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 53 min.

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The distance between Mazatlán and San Jose is 2155 km. The road distance is 2593.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 53 min and costs $3200 - $3800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Mazatlán to San Jose, including transfers.

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Mazatlán to San Jose bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, depart from Mazatlan R. Urias station.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to San Jose is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $4500 - $19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3200 - $3800 and takes 36 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mazatlan Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Mazatlán to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 1347.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

American Airlines, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Mazatlán to San Jose 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mazatlán to San Jose via Madera and Madera, Ca in around 36 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Mazatlan to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Mazatlan to San Francisco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Mazatlan to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
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 Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Jose Diridon Station
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
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Madera
Ave. Duration
33 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$149
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Mazatlan R. Urias to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
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.

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 Madera, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Huntington Park
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Huntington Park to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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GotoBus

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More Questions & Answers

San Jose is 1 h behind Mazatlán. It is currently 8:19 AM in Mazatlán and 7:19 AM in San Jose.

Yes, the driving distance between Mazatlán to San Jose is 2594 km. It takes approximately 27 h 7 min to drive from Mazatlán to San Jose.

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WestJet, Air Canada and American Airlines offer flights from Mazatlan Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 337+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mazatlán to Mazatlan Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $110 - $140.

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