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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) by bus, subway, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus, line 60 bus

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Milpitas BART
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Milpitas Transit Center to San Jose Airport Terminal A

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Caltrain

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain

BART, line 60 bus

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Milpitas Transit Center to San Jose Airport Terminal A

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC)

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco to San Jose Airport

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco to San Jose Airport

San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) by bus

3 Weekly Buses
1h 33m Average Duration
$8 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to BART and line 60 bus which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to taxi which costs $260 - $310 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC). However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at San Jose Airport Terminal A via Milpitas Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between San Francisco and San Jose Airport (SJC) is 39 miles. The road distance is 45.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) without a car is to bus and line 60 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs $8 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC), including transfers.

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San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) is to bus and line 60 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs $8 - $50. Alternatively, you can Caltrain, which costs $5 - $15 and takes 1h 53m.

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San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at San Jose Airport Terminal A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) is 46 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC).

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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC) via Milpitas BART and Milpitas Transit Center in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 32m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$4 - $6
One-way Adult
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Milpitas BART
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $50
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$13 - $50
Adult Advance Purchase
$7 - $10
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Milpitas Transit Center to San Jose Airport Terminal A
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
vta.org
Senior 65+ and Disabled
$1
Youth 5-18
$2
Adult
$3
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from San Francisco to San Jose Airport
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from San Francisco to San Jose Airport
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Private
$170 - $230
Taxi from San Francisco to San Jose Airport (SJC)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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