There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Crater Lake by train, taxi, car, plane 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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Train, taxi  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$189 - $354

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Crater Lake 459.7 miles

$45 - $65

Fly San Jose to Eugene, train, taxi  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Eugene (EUG) SJC - EUG
  2. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$287 - $532

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Redmond, bus, taxi  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redmond (RDM) SFO - RDM
  3. Take the bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
  4. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak Station to Crater Lake

$284 - $542

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Eugene, train, taxi  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Eugene (EUG) SFO - EUG
  3. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
  4. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$313 - $612

Train to Oakland, fly to Eugene, train, taxi  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Eugene (EUG) OAK - EUG
  3. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
  4. Take a taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$275 - $609

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Crater Lake is 390 miles. The road distance is 459.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 13 h 59 min to get from San Jose to Crater Lake, including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Crater Lake, OR, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Jose to Crater Lake. However, you can take the train to Chemult Amtrak then take the taxi to Crater Lake. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Crater Lake.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Eugene Amtrak to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 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
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
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
Bus operators
High Desert Point
Phone
+1 541-382-4193
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
oregon-point.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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