There are 6 ways to get from Portland to San Jose by plane, subway, bus, train 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

Fly to San Jose  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Jose (SJC) PDX - SJC

$64 - $264

5 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Oakland (OAK) PDX - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Fremont
  3. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission

$84 - $316

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) PDX - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$72 - $224

Bus  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca

$84 - $204

Train  •  19 h 30 min

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

$100 - $310

Drive  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Portland to San Jose 670.1 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to San Jose is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to San Jose is to fly which costs $60 - $270 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Portland and San Jose is 570 miles. The road distance is 670.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Portland to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Portland to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to San Jose via Sacramento, Ca and Oakland, Ca in around 15 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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