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There are 8 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from San Jose, bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive

$128 - $463

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8310 / ...

$38 - $94

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Fly from San Francisco, bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive

$224 - $844

Train to Oakland, fly, bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive

$164 - $568

Train, bus via Roseville  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Roseville Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Roseville to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...

$50 - $116

Train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the train from Martinez Amtrak Station to Truckee Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$62 - $145

Train, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Truckee Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee 217.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $470 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee. However, there are services departing from San Jose Airport Terminal A and arriving at Truckee, Ca via Santa Clara Transit Center, San Jose, Ca and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee station. However, there are services departing from Santa Clara Amtrak and arriving at Truckee Amtrak Station via Martinez Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Truckee is 166 miles. The road distance is 217.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 10m and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Clara Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $95 and takes 8h 43m.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee.
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  • Distance: 166.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a train from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee via Martinez Amtrak Station in around 7h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee via Santa Clara Transit Center, Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, and Oakland, Ca in around 8h 43m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48m
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Roseville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Martinez Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Martinez Amtrak Station to Truckee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Truckee Depot - Arrive
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
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 Roseville to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Truckee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Truckee, Ca station.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Truckee Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 1074+ hotels available in Truckee. Prices start at $238 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45m and costs $45.

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