There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Milpitas by plane, tram, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly to San Jose, line 901 tram  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) SAN - SJC
  2. Take the line 901 tram from Metro Airport Station to I-880 Station

$81 - $336

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Train, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the bus from Burbank to San Jose FlixBus

$54 - $107

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Fly to Oakland, BART, line 217 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Oakland (OAK) SAN - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
  3. Take the line 217 bus from Warm Springs BART to N Milpitas Blvd:Beresford Ct

$96 - $368

Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Francisco (SFO) SAN - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station

$86 - $332

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$57 - $145

Bus Xe Do Hoang Transportation  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, CA to San José, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$84

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Coast Starlight

$100 - $256

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Milpitas 468.6 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Milpitas. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Main & Serra via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery and 1St & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Milpitas is 424 miles. The road distance is 468.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Milpitas without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from San Diego to Milpitas, including transfers.

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San Diego to Milpitas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Milpitas is to bus which takes 11 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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San Diego to Milpitas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Milpitas is 469 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from San Diego to Milpitas.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to San Jose Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Milpitas.
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  • Distance: 424.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Milpitas, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Diego to Milpitas via Los Angeles, Ca, San Jose, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2Nd, and 1St & Santa Clara in around 11 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Milpitas via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station, and Diridon Station in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Metro Airport Station to I-880 Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
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
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Warm Springs BART to N Milpitas Blvd:Beresford Ct
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Diego, CA to San José, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
xedohoang.com

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There are 407+ hotels available in Milpitas. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs .

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