There are 10 ways to get from Pasadena to San Jose by tram, plane, train, subway, 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

Tram to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$75 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 55 min

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

$29 - $42

8 alternative options

Tram to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$64 - $311

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC

$118 - $421

Tram to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Fremont
  4. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission

$114 - $443

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC

$74 - $259

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  3. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  4. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC

$57 - $262

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$38 - $96

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$67 - $182

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to San Jose 343.6 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to San Jose is to bus which costs $28 - $45 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to San Jose is to tram and fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and San Jose is 306 miles. The road distance is 343.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Pasadena to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Fair Oaks / Green and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Whittier / Atlantic and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pasadena to San Jose hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pasadena to San Jose once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Fremont
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Greyhound USA
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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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