There are 6 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder by plane, bus, train 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

Fly from San Jose, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Denver (DEN) SJC - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$113 - $315

5 alternative options

Fly from San Francisco, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Denver (DEN) SFO - DEN
  2. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$119 - $304

Train to Oakland, fly, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Denver (DEN) OAK - DEN
  3. Take the bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station

$139 - $348

Bus  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co

$144 - $361

Train  •  35 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr

$197 - $600

Drive  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder 1296.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $320 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Boulder is 921 miles. The road distance is 1296.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder, including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Boulder, CO, USA?

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, Santa Clara Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, Reno, Nv, Denver, Co, and 18th St & California St in around 33 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Boulder via Emeryville Amtrak, Denver Union Station Amtrak, and Union Station Gate B17 in around 35 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Denver via Burbank
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Denver via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from San Francisco to Denver
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Denver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Regional Transportation District
Website
rtd-denver.com
Bus from Denver Airport Station Gate 8 to Downtown Boulder Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
rtd-denver.com
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 Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Reno, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260

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