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There are 5 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT

$225 - $695

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Bus Boltbus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Fresno Oakland-LA

$21 - $36

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Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Fresno Amtrak San Joaquins

$59 - $144

Bus Tufesa  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Fresno, CA

$36 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) 159.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to fly which costs $220 - $700 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT). However, there are services departing from San Jose Airport - Terminal A and arriving at Fresno Yosemite Intl - Eb via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, San Jose, CA, Nw Shaw - Dale and Shields - Brawley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Fresno Airport (FAT) is 129 miles. The road distance is 159.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs $21 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT), including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from San Jose, CA station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $220 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $40 and takes 6 h 18 min, you could also train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Fresno station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT).
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  • Distance: 129.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Fresno Airport (FAT), USA?

United Airlines flies from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $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 Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT).

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Fresno Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Fresno Airport (FAT). Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $45.

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