There are 7 ways to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) by bus, subway, train, night bus, tram, 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, BART, line 181 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to Fremont
  3. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission 181

$19 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to ACE Lathrop Station Max / Ace
  2. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace

$14 - $20

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$26 - $82

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station Ace / ...

$36 - $60

Night bus, line 902 tram  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive 172 / ...
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Metro Airport Station 902 / ...

$16 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) 80.7 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from Modesto to San Jose Airport 80.7 miles

$250 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Modesto and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 55 miles. The road distance is 80.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC).
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  • Distance: 54.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Modesto, CA, USA and San Jose Airport (SJC), USA?

You can take a bus from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) via Hayward, Ca, San Jose, Ca, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Santa Clara Caltrain, and Santa Clara Caltrain Station in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) via Amtrak Station - Held Dr & Briggsmore Av, Modesto Amtrak, Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak, and Skt Stockton Station in around 4 h 39 min.

Train operators
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
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Modesto Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Metro Airport Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
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 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to ACE Lathrop Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Night bus from Tracy Multi-Modal Center to VTA Parkout C Arrive
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Modesto to San Jose Airport
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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