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There are 5 ways to get from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) by bus, tram, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club 86

$12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 902 tram  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Diridon Station to Metro Airport Station 902 / ...

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 20 min

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

$29 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) 63.1 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a town car from Salinas to San Jose Airport 63.1 miles

$210 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to bus and line 902 tram which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 and arriving at San Jose Airport - USO Club. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Salinas and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 50 miles. The road distance is 63.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $12.

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The bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club takes 1 h 32 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 station.

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The best way to get from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $60 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, arrive at San Jose Airport - USO Club station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC).

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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Salinas, CA, USA and San Jose Airport (SJC), USA?

Monterey-Salinas Transit operates a bus from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) once daily. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Salinas to San Jose Airport (SJC) once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Diridon Station to Metro Airport Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Salinas Transit Center / Gate 8 to San Jose Airport - USO Club
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Salinas to San Jose Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $290
Private
$210 - $290

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