There are 5 ways to get from Pier 39 to San Jose by subway, bus, tram, train, car or towncar
BART, line 181 bus • 2h 3m
$10 - $15
4 alternative options
Tram, Caltrain • 2h 28m
$12 - $15
Bus • 2h 39m
Drive • 53m
$5 - $8
Uber • 53m
$60 - $80
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 53m.
The quickest way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 53m.
No, there is no direct bus from Pier 39 to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Union St & Columbus Ave and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station via San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.
The distance between Pier 39 and San Jose is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.7 miles.
The best way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose without a car is to BART and line 181 bus which takes 2h 3m and costs $9 - $15.
It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Pier 39 to San Jose, including transfers.
Pier 39 to San Jose bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal station.
Pier 39 to San Jose bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Pier 39 to San Jose is 51 miles. It takes approximately 53m to drive from Pier 39 to San Jose.
There are 382+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.
What companies run services between Pier 39, CA, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?
Amtrak operates a bus from Pier 39 to San Jose twice daily, and the journey takes 1h 10m.
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 35m
- Estimated price
- $9 - $12
- Schedules at
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.
Bus from San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal to San Jose Diridon Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 10m
- Twice daily