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There are 9 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza by train, subway, bus, tram, car, towncar or shuttle

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

Caltrain, BART, line 101 bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Red
  3. Take the line 101 bus from McAllister St & Hyde St to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101 101 / ...

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara Transit Center to Palo Alto Transit Center 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr

$9 - $16

7 alternative options

Line 901 tram, line 181 bus, BART, line 101 bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the line 901 tram from Karina Court Station to Civic Center Station 901 / ...
  2. Take the line 181 bus from 1st & Mission to Warm Springs BART 181
  3. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
  4. Take the line 101 bus from McAllister St & Hyde St to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101 101 / ...

$12 - $19

Caltrain, line 30 bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Townsend St & 4Th St to North Point St & Polk St 30

$16 - $24

Bus, line 4 bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to San Francisco LA-Oakland
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Fremont St btwn Folsom St & Howard St to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101 18 / ...

$14 - $28

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza 51.6 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  59m

  1. Take a town car from San Jose Airport to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza 51.6 miles

$180 - $250

Shuttle  •  59m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose Airport to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza

$120 - $170

Uber  •  59m

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza 51.6 miles

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza. However, there are services departing from San Jose Airport Terminal A and arriving at Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101 via Santa Clara Transit Center, San Jose, CA and Fremont St btwn Folsom St & Howard St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza is 43 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza without a car is to Caltrain and BART and line 101 bus which takes 2h 13m and costs $16 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from San Jose, CA station.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza is 52 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza.
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  • Distance: 42.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza via Santa Clara Transit Center, Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, CA, San Francisco, and Fremont St btwn Folsom St & Howard St in around 3h 14m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Karina Court Station to Civic Center Station
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from McAllister St & Hyde St to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Fremont St btwn Folsom St & Howard St to Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza-Hwy 101
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1st & Mission to Warm Springs BART
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Transit Center to Palo Alto Transit Center
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Townsend St & 4Th St to North Point St & Polk St
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Boltbus
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from San Jose Airport to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Shuttle
$120 - $170
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from San Jose Airport to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Private
$180 - $250
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Golden Gate Bridge/Toll Plaza
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $80
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
WAV
$60 - $80
UberXL
$100 - $130
Select
$160 - $200
Black
$210 - $270
Black SUV
$230 - $290

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