There are 7 ways to get from San Jose to Branson by plane, taxi, 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 San Jose to Branson  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Branson (BKG) SJC - BKG

$153 - $578

6 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Springfield, taxi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Springfield (SGF) SJC - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$362 - $1,222

Fly San Jose to Fayetteville, drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Fayetteville (XNA) SJC - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$281 - $1,117

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fayetteville (XNA) SFO - XNA
  3. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$228 - $777

Bus  •  46 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$235 - $547

Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$312 - $830

Drive  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Branson 1920 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Branson is to drive which costs $180 - $280 and takes 29 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Branson is to fly and taxi which costs $360 - $1,300 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Branson is 1586 miles. The road distance is 1920 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Branson without a car is to bus which takes 46 h 45 min and costs $230 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from San Jose to Branson, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Branson is to fly which takes 7 h 29 min and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $550 and takes 46 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Branson Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Branson is 2 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 9:23 PM in San Jose and 11:23 PM in Branson.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Branson is 1920 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 50 min to drive from San Jose to Branson.

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Southwest Airlines, Silver Airways, United Airlines and Frontier Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Branson Airport.

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  • Distance: 1586.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Branson, MO, USA?

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Jose to Branson twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Branson via Las Vegas, Nv, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Branson / Hollister, MO in around 46 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Branson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from San Jose to Branson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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.

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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
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Branson
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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