There are 6 ways to get from Pier 39 to San Jose by tram, train, bus, subway, car, towncar or bike

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, Caltrain  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the tram from Beach St & Stockton St to King St & 4th St E
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the BART from Powell St. to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara 181

$10 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 41 bus, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Union St & Columbus Ave to Main St & Howard St 41
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853

$14 - $28

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Pier 39 to San Jose 50.7 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pier 39 to San Jose 50.7 miles

$80 - $100

Bikeshare  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Cycle from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to San Pedro Square 52.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Pier 39 and San Jose is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Pier 39 to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pier 39 to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Union St & Columbus Ave and arriving at San Jose, Ca via San Francisco, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Pier 39, CA, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pier 39 to San Jose via Union St & Columbus Ave, Main St & Howard St, and San Francisco, Ca in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Beach St & Stockton St to King St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell St. to Fremont
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Union St & Columbus Ave to Main St & Howard St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.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 San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pier 39 to San Jose
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$80 - $110
ASSIST
$80 - $100
uberX
$80 - $100
WAV
$80 - $100
uberXL
$110 - $150
SELECT
$160 - $210
BLACK
$220 - $280
SUV
$250 - $310
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to San Pedro Square
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand

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