There are 8 ways to get from Oxnard to San Jose by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Transportation Center to Burbank Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$67 - $349

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxnard, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6742 / ...

$35 - $90

6 alternative options

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 16 min

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

$84 - $264

Bus to Santa Barbara, fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Kellogg WB
  2. Fly from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Francisco (SFO) SBA - SFO
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$181 - $398

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Transportation Center to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC

$94 - $310

Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Oxnard Transportation Center to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$55 - $160

Bus Amtrak  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific View Mall to UCSB Bus Loop Coastal Express
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Oxnard to San Jose 330.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Oxnard to San Jose is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxnard to San Jose is to train and fly which costs $65 - $350 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxnard, Ca and arriving at San Jose, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxnard Transportation Center and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Oxnard and San Jose is 267 miles. The road distance is 330.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxnard to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Oxnard to San Jose, including transfers.

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Oxnard to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oxnard, Ca station.

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Oxnard to San Jose train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Oxnard Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Oxnard to San Jose is to bus which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 8 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxnard to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 266.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oxnard to San Jose hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Oxnard to San Jose once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oxnard Transportation Center to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Oxnard Transportation Center to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Oxnard Transportation Center to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oxnard station to Burbank Airport – South
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Oxnard station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Esplanade Mall NB to Hollister and Kellogg WB
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Bus from Pacific View Mall to UCSB Bus Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
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 Oxnard, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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