There are 10 ways to get from Riverside to San Jose by train, plane, 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

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC

$101 - $383

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$38 - $57

8 alternative options

Train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC

$73 - $257

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Fremont
  4. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission

$116 - $575

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$83 - $263

Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$72 - $322

Train, line 62 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Imperial / Norwalk to Norwalk / Civic Center
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC

$59 - $268

Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$50 - $123

Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$75 - $193

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to San Jose 393.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to San Jose is to train and bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 49 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Riverside to San Jose is to train and fly which costs $100 - $390 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Riverside and San Jose is 346 miles. The road distance is 393.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Riverside to San Jose, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Riverside station to San Jose station. However, there are services departing from Riverside-Downtown station and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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

You can take a bus from Riverside to San Jose via San Bernardino Transit Center, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, Sbx- E St @ Court Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 9 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riverside to San Jose via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
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 Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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
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
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 Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Downtown Pomona station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Norwalk/ Santa Fe Springs station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Imperial / Norwalk to Norwalk / Civic Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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 San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
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

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