There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey to San Jose by plane, train, bus 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 Newark to San Jose  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Jose (SJC) EWR - SJC

$142 - $484

10 alternative options

Fly Newark to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  8 h 45 min

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

$159 - $514

Fly Newark to Oakland  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Oakland (OAK) EWR - OAK

$282 - $966

Fly New York JFK to San Jose  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Jose (SJC) JFK - SJC

$151 - $506

Fly New York JFK to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Francisco (SFO) JFK - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$148 - $456

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Francisco (SFO) PHL - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$198 - $759

Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca 6774

$291 - $733

Bus via Los Angls Amtrak, Ca  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$288 - $744

Train via New York Penn Station  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$483 - $1,449

Train  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$463 - $1,378

Drive  •  45 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Newark to San Jose 2943.6 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to San Jose is to fly and Caltrain which costs $150 - $550 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to San Jose is to fly which costs $140 - $490 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and San Jose is 2552 miles. The road distance is 2943.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from New Jersey to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station, Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Emeryville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

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What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Elizabeth to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to San Jose via Las Vegas, Nv in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
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 Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
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