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 to MacArthur
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur to Lafayette

$26 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, BART  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from 1St & Mission to Fremont Bart Station 181
  2. Take the BART from Fremont to MacArthur
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur to Lafayette

$9 - $12

6 alternative options

Line 10 bus, Caltrain, bus, BART  •  2 h 32 min

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

$17 - $35

Caltrain, BART  •  3 h 9 min

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

$16 - $23

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 cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 55 min.

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

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

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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, take the BART to MacArthur, then take the BART to Lafayette. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Lafayette via Civic Center Station, 1St & Mission, Fremont Bart Station, Fremont, and MacArthur in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
49 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
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
acerail.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1St & Mission to Fremont Bart Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
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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 Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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
POOL
$80 - $100
ASSIST
$75 - $100
uberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
uberXL
$110 - $140
SELECT
$150 - $200
BLACK
$220 - $280
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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