There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to Calexico 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 San Jose to San Diego, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN) SJC - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca

$96 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose to Los Angeles Oakland-LA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9614 / ...

$56 - $107

8 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to San Diego, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Diego (SAN) SFO - SAN
  3. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca

$100 - $374

Fly San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Calexico, Ca

$126 - $442

Train to Oakland, fly to San Diego, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to San Diego (SAN) OAK - SAN
  3. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca

$129 - $447

Fly San Jose to El Centro  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to El Centro (IPL) SJC - IPL

$147 - $652

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9612

$65 - $160

Train, bus  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Calexico, Ca 9614 / ...

$95 - $246

Train, bus via San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from El Cajon to Calexico, Ca

$117 - $296

Drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Calexico 563.3 miles

$55 - $80

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

Delta, Mokulele and three other airlines fly from San Jose to Calexico every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Calexico via Los Angeles, Ca in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Oakland to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Mokulele
Website
mokuleleairlines.com
Flights from San Jose to El Centro via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Jose to El Centro via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Jose to El Centro via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Virgin America
Website
virginamerica.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Diego
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from El Cajon to Calexico, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Jose to Calexico?

The distance between San Jose and Calexico is 779 km. The road distance is 901 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Jose to Calexico?

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Calexico is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Jose to Calexico?

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Calexico is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $140 - $650.

Is there a direct bus between San Jose and Calexico?

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Calexico. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Calexico, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from San Jose to Calexico?

It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from San Jose to Calexico, including transfers.