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There are 5 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by plane, car or train

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 San Jose to Roswell, drive  •  7 h

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Roswell (ROW) SJC - ROW
  2. Drive from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park

$188 - $780

Cheapest option

Fly San Jose to El Paso, drive  •  6 h

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to El Paso (ELP) SJC - ELP
  2. Drive from El Paso to Carlsbad Caverns National Park

$182 - $746

3 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Midland/Odessa, drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) SJC - MAF
  2. Drive from Midland/Odessa to Carlsbad Caverns National Park

$228 - $901

Train to Oakland, fly to Carlsbad  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Carlsbad (CNM) OAK - CNM

$255 - $919

Drive  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park 1299.2 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $750 and takes 6 h.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Carlsbad Caverns National Park is 1059 miles. The road distance is 1299.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Roswell Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park is 1 h ahead of San Jose Airport (SJC). It is currently 11:32 AM in San Jose Airport (SJC) and 12:32 PM in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is 1299 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 50 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Roswell Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
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  • Distance: 1059.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. However, you can fly to Roswell then take the drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Alternatively, you can fly to El Paso then take the drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to El Paso
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Burbank, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Las Vegas, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Phoenix, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Los Angeles, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via San Diego, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Dallas, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Denver, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Salt Lake City, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Carlsbad via Houston Hobby Apt, Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Roswell via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Roswell via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Roswell via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 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

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