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There are 6 ways to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) by bus, 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, train  •  3 h 56 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 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus, line 902 tram  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Modesto to Manteca
  2. Take the night bus from Manteca Wal-Mart Arr to VTA Parkout C Arrive 172 / ...
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Karina Court Station 902 / ...

$4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

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

$27 - $85

Train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$36 - $60

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 bus and night bus and line 902 tram which costs $5 and takes 4 h 2 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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The best way to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $14 - $23.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $27 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC) is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Modesto to San Jose Airport (SJC).

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There are 395+ hotels available in San Jose Airport (SJC). Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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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: 3 h 56 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 59 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, and Skt Stockton Station in around 4 h 59 min.

Train operators
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
ACE
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
ACE
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 Modesto Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
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
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Lockheed Martin Station to Karina Court Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Bus operators
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
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.

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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
3 times a day
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Modesto to Manteca
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Night bus from Manteca Wal-Mart Arr to VTA Parkout C Arrive
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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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