There are 6 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from San Jose, drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS) SJC - LAS
  2. Drive from Las Vegas to Mojave Desert

$77 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv 6781
  2. Drive from Las Vegas, Nv to Mojave Desert

$71 - $166

4 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly, drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS) OAK - LAS
  3. Drive from Las Vegas to Mojave Desert

$87 - $370

Fly from San Francisco, drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS
  2. Drive from Las Vegas to Mojave Desert

$102 - $296

Train, bus, drive  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station Ace
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
  4. Drive from Las Vegas Amtrak to Mojave Desert

Drive  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert 475.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert is to fly and drive which costs $75 - $330 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Mojave Desert is 380 miles. The road distance is 475.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert is 476 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert.
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  • Distance: 379.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Mojave Desert. However, you can fly to Las Vegas then take the drive to Mojave Desert. Alternatively, you can take the train to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak, take the walk to Coliseum BART Station, take the BART to Oakland International Airport BART Station, take the walk to Oakland airport, fly to Las Vegas, then take the drive to Mojave Desert.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
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 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
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
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.

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 Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
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
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Las Vegas Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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