Duration 2h 30m
Distance 345.9 miles
Average price $100
Possible routes 9 found

San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica

Rome2rio has found 9 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica by flight, bus, tram, train and car. We recommend flying from San Jose to Los Angeles and then taking the bus from Aviation/Lax Station to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs, which is the fastest option and takes around 2h 30m.

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Fly to Los Angeles, line 3 bus

  1. San Jose
    SJC - LAX
  2. Aviation/Lax Station
    3 / ...
  3. Santa Monica
Fastest
2h 30m
$78 - $249
Alternative routes

Fly to Burbank, tram

  1. San Jose
    SJC - BUR
  2. 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
    Metro E Line
  3. Santa Monica
3h 34m
$65 - $304

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus

  1. San Jose
    SJC - ONT
  2. Pomona Transit Center
    Silver Streak
  3. Santa Monica
4h 19m
$96 - $373

Fly to Long Beach, tram

  1. San Jose
    SJC - LGB
  2. Pico Station
    Metro E Line
  3. Santa Monica
4h 1m
$54 - $247

Bus

  1. San Jose, CA
  2. Santa Monica
10h 22m
$32 - $58

Bus via Los Angeles, Ca

  1. San Jose, Ca
    6853 / ...
  2. Santa Monica
10h 36m
$46 - $66

Train

  1. San Jose Diridon Station
    Coast Starlight
  2. Santa Monica
13h 37m
$64 - $92

Night bus

  1. East San Jose
    FlixBus
  2. Santa Monica
8h 54m
Cheapest
$18 - $34

Drive

  1. San Jose Airport (SJC)
    345.6 miles
  2. Santa Monica
5h 46m
$30 - $50

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica is to night bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica is to fly and line 3 bus which costs $75 - $250 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from San Jose Airport Terminal A and arriving at Santa Monica / Lincoln via Santa Clara Transit Center, San Jose, CA and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Santa Monica is 303 miles. The road distance is 345.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica without a car is to bus which takes 10h 22m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from San Jose, CA station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica is to bus which takes 10h 22m and costs $30 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 13h 37m.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Los Angeles, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica is 346 miles. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 1757+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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How to travel from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Santa Monica?

Megabus operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 55m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Santa Monica once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10h 53m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Train operators
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23

Santa Monica, United States

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city is named after the Christian saint, Monica. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, Sawtelle on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The Census Bureau population for Santa Monica in 2010 was 89,736. - Wikipedia

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