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Fly Newark to San Jose  •  9h 34m

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

$181 - $357

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Fly New York La Guardia to San Jose  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to San Jose (SJC) LGA - SJC

$148 - $483

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Fly New York JFK to San Jose  •  8h 30m

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

$197 - $455

Fly Newark to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  9h

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

$181 - $443

Fly New York JFK to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  9h 26m

  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

$167 - $451

Fly Newark to Sacramento, train  •  12h 19m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sacramento (SMF) EWR - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to San Jose

$168 - $459

Bus, train  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville
  3. Take the bus from Emeryville to San Jose

Train, BART  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond
  3. Take the BART from Richmond to Berryessa / North San Jose

$316 - $447

Bus  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Barstow
  2. Take the bus from Barstow Station to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose Downtown

Drive  •  45h 54m

  1. Drive from New York to San Jose 2952 miles

$280 - $420

New York to San Jose by bus, walk and train

The journey time between New York and San Jose is around 3 days 17h and covers a distance of around 3269 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 5h. Operated by Wanda Coach, Chicago Transit (CTA) and Amtrak, the New York to San Jose service departs from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arrives in San Jose. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 17h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 5h
Journey distance:
3269 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
374 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:30
Last service departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to San Jose bus, walk and train schedules

New York → San Jose
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The cheapest way to get from New York to San Jose is to fly which costs $180 - $360 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to San Jose is to fly which costs $190 - $460 and takes 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to San Jose. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at San Jose Downtown via Barstow Station and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to San Jose. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Berryessa / North San Jose via Chicago Union Station and Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1h.

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The distance between New York and San Jose is 2564 miles. The road distance is 2952 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to San Jose without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 22h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from New York to San Jose, including transfers.

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New York to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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New York to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to San Jose is to fly which takes 9h 34m and costs $180 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 3h.

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  • Distance: 2564.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 34m

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

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New York to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to San Jose via Barstow Station and Los Angeles in around 3 days 3h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Columbus, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Newark to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $600
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $480
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Nashville
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Portland
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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 Sacramento to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$550 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Berryessa / North San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
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
Bus from Emeryville to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
amtrak.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 New York to Barstow
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $360
Flexible
$370 - $550
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Barstow Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to San Jose Downtown
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 42m and has one stopover.

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New York to San Jose bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at San Jose Downtown station.

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San Jose is 3h behind New York. It is currently 7:14 AM in New York and 4:14 AM in San Jose.

New York to San Jose train services, operated by BART, arrive at Berryessa / North San Jose station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to San Jose is 2952 miles. It takes approximately 45h 54m to drive from New York to San Jose.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 242+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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