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 49 min

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

$225 - $695

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Bus Boltbus  •  6 h 17 min

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

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781

$24 - $66

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station Ace / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak San Joaquins

$44 - $102

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 49 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 17 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 5 h 19 min and costs $24 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 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 49 min and costs $220 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $70 and takes 5 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 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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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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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 49 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, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Fresno Airport (FAT) hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

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
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Boltbus

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