There are 8 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma by shuttle, bus, subway, train, 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

Shuttle, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco Airport, CA to Petaluma, CA

$72 - $80

Cheapest option

Caltrain, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & 5th St to 4th St & C St 101 / ...

$20 - $27

6 alternative options

Line 181 bus, BART, line 40 bus, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from 1St & Mission to Fremont Bart Station 181
  2. Take the BART from Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte
  3. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40 / ...
  4. Take the train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St 101 / ...

$22 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma 84.1 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from San Jose Airport to Petaluma 84.1 miles

$260 - $370

Shuttle  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose Airport to Petaluma

$140 - $190

Uber  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma 84.1 miles

$130 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Petaluma is 71 miles. The road distance is 84.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, Santa Clara Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose, Ca, San Francisco, Ca, and Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from San Rafael to Petaluma Downtown
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
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
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Main St & Folsom St-Transbay Terminal to S Petaluma Blvd & G St
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to 4th St & C St
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Greyhound USA
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 San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Petaluma
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$95 - $120
ASSIST
$130 - $170
uberX
$130 - $170
WAV
$130 - $170
uberXL
$190 - $240
SELECT
$260 - $330
BLACK
$370 - $470
SUV
$410 - $550
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Jose Airport to Petaluma
Estimated price
$260 - $370
Shuttle from San Jose Airport to Petaluma
Estimated price
$140 - $190

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