There are 8 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train, BART  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to Lafayette BART Station

$26 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus, BART  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  3. Take the BART from San Bruno BART Station to Lafayette BART Station

$11 - $14

6 alternative options

Line 10 bus, line 522 bus, bus, BART  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from San Jose Airport - Terminal A to Santa Clara Caltrain Station 10
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery 522 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  4. Take the BART from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Lafayette BART Station

$17 - $32

Caltrain, BART  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Lafayette BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette 49.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette 49.1 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from San Jose Airport to Lafayette 49.1 miles

$170 - $250

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette 49.1 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Lafayette is 37 miles. The road distance is 49.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette without a car is to train and BART which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette is 49 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Lafayette. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette.
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  • Distance: 37.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Lafayette, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette. However, you can take the train to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak, take the walk to Coliseum BART Station, take the BART to MacArthur BART Station, then take the BART to Lafayette BART Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland BART Station in around 2 h 23 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station 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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to Lafayette BART Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Lafayette BART Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Lafayette BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno BART Station to Lafayette BART Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - Terminal A to Santa Clara Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $100
UberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $300
Taxi from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Jose Airport to Lafayette
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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