There are 5 ways to get from San Jose to Crater Lake by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, drive  •  14 h 42 min

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

$86 - $226

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Crater Lake 450.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly San Jose to Eugene, train, drive  •  8 h 37 min

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

$184 - $404

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Redmond, bus, drive  •  8 h 49 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. Drive from Chemult Amtrak Station to Crater Lake

$177 - $405

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Eugene, train, drive  •  9 h 36 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. Drive from Chemult Amtrak to Crater Lake

$213 - $488

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 drive to Crater Lake. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Crater Lake.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from San Jose to Eugene via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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
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
Bus operators
Oregon Intercity Transit
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
Schedules at
oregon-point.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Jose to Crater Lake?

The distance between San Jose and Crater Lake is 623 km. The road distance is 721 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake?

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake?

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Crater Lake is to drive which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $40 - $65.

How long does it take to get from San Jose to Crater Lake?

It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to get from San Jose to Crater Lake, including transfers.