There are 5 ways to get from Pier 39 to San Jose by bus, tram, train, car, towncar or bike

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Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853 / ...

$14 - $28

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Tram, Caltrain  •  2 h 28 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 Local / ...

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

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

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 1 h 46 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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The best way to get from Pier 39 to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Pier 39 to San Jose, including transfers.

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Pier 39 to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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Pier 39 to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pier 39 to San Jose is 51 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Pier 39 to San Jose.

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There are 339+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pier 39 to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pier 39 to San Jose every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h.

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
Bus operators
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.

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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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
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
Assist
$80 - $100
UberX
$80 - $100
WAV
$80 - $100
UberXL
$120 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$250 - $310
Ford GoBike
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from The Embarcadero At Sansome St to San Pedro Square
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com

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