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

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

Fly from San Jose, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. SJC - RNO

$128 - $463

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

$45 - $106

6 alternative options

Fly from San Francisco, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. SFO - RNO

$224 - $844

Train to Oakland, fly, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. OAK - RNO

$164 - $568

Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Capitol Corridor
  2. 8306 / ...

$50 - $116

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Capitol Corridor
  2. California Zephyr

$62 - $145

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Capitol Corridor
  2. 3537

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. 217.5 miles

$21 - $35

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

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, Santa Clara Caltrain, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and Sacramento, Ca in around 7 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee via Martinez Amtrak in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Roseville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
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 to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
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
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Roseville to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Truckee is 266 km. The road distance is 348 km.

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

The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee is to fly and bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $120 - $470.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Truckee, including transfers.