There are 4 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 54 min

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

$189 - $354

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Crater Lake 459.7 miles

$45 - $65

Caltrain, fly to Redmond, bus, taxi  •  8 h 28 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

$281 - $533

Caltrain, fly to Eugene, train, taxi  •  9 h 25 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

$317 - $616

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 13 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 54 min to get from San Jose to Crater Lake, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Crater Lake is 460 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to drive from San Jose to Crater Lake.

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Delta, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Redmond Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Crater Lake.
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  • Distance: 389.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 54 min

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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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 San Jose Diridon Station 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
Bus operators
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Chemult Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
oregon-point.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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