There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to San Jose State University by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853

$13 - $28

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara 181

$7 - $8

6 alternative options

Caltrain via 4Th & San Fernando  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...

$10 - $14

Caltrain  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Bullet / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to San Jose State University 48.8 miles

$270 - $330

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to San Jose State University 48.8 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to San Jose State University 48.8 miles

$75 - $100

Bikeshare  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Cycle from S Van Ness Ave At Market St to San Fernando At 7Th St 51.7 miles

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and San Jose State University, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Francisco to San Jose State University hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to San Jose State University hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza to Fremont
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to San Jose State University
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$75 - $100
uberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
uberXL
$110 - $140
SELECT
$150 - $200
BLACK
$210 - $270
SUV
$240 - $300
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from S Van Ness Ave At Market St to San Fernando At 7Th St
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from San Francisco to San Jose State University
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$270 - $330
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and San Jose State University is 68 km. The road distance is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to San Jose State University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 50 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to San Jose State University is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs $270 - $330.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at San Jose Diridon Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to San Jose State University. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at 4Th & San Fernando via San Jose Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from San Francisco to San Jose State University, including transfers.