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There are 8 ways to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$23 - $45

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station Orange
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs Bart to 1St & Mission 181

$10 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$16 - $59

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) 39.3 miles

$220 - $260

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) 39.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Oakland to San Jose Airport 39.3 miles

$150 - $210

Shuttle  •  42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Oakland to San Jose Airport

$120 - $160

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) 39.3 miles

$60 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to taxi which costs $220 - $260 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station station and arriving at Santa Clara Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Oakland and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 36 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $23 - $45.

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The train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak takes 1 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to train which takes 1 h and costs $23 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $60 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Clara Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) is 39 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC).

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Map of how to get from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC).
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs Bart to 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Oakland to San Jose Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Shuttle
$120 - $160
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Oakland to San Jose Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Private
$150 - $210
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $65
Assist
$60 - $75
UberX
$60 - $75
WAV
$60 - $75
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Oakland to San Jose Airport (SJC)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$220 - $260
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com

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