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There are 9 ways to get from Northridge to San Jose by plane, subway, bus, train, tram or car

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Fly Burbank to San Jose  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$62 - $312

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Bus Boltbus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$31 - $44

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Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
  3. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Saint John

$113 - $444

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$74 - $254

Fly Burbank to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  4h 55m

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

$81 - $474

Train, tram to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC

$60 - $270

Bus Megabus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Burbank Station to San Jose, CA

$36 - $52

Train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$70 - $186

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Northridge to San Jose 328.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Northridge to San Jose is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Northridge to San Jose is to fly which costs $60 - $320 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northridge station to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Northridge station and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station via Van Nuys Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 41m.

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The distance between Northridge and San Jose is 287 miles. The road distance is 328.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Northridge to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 7h 28m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Northridge to San Jose, including transfers.

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Northridge to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Van Nuys Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Northridge to San Jose is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs $60 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 28m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $190 and takes 10h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Northridge to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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Map of how to get from Northridge to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Northridge to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Northridge to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Van Nuys Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Saint John
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Northridge to San Jose is 328 miles. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Northridge to San Jose.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Northridge to Burbank Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs $5 - $7.

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