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There are 9 ways to get from San Jose to Death Valley National Park by train, bus, car or plane

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, Amtrak Thruway, bus, drive  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station Ace
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Pahrump
  5. Drive from Pahrump to Death Valley National Park

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Bus via Los Angeles, CA  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$104 - $180

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Bus  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$118 - $240

Bus via Las Vegas Strip  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Barstow, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Barstow Station to Las Vegas Strip
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$106 - $226

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Death Valley National Park 491.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from San Jose, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS) SJC - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$123 - $420

Fly from Oakland, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Las Vegas (LAS) OAK - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$114 - $422

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS) SFO - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$113 - $352

Train to Stockton, fly, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Sjd San Jose Station to Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station
  2. Fly from Stockton (SCK) to Las Vegas (LAS) SCK - LAS
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA

$147 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Death Valley National Park is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Death Valley National Park is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Death Valley National Park. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Death Valley, CA via Barstow and Las Vegas, NV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Death Valley National Park is 286 miles. The road distance is 491.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Death Valley National Park without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 50 min and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 17 h 18 min to get from San Jose to Death Valley National Park, including transfers.

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San Jose to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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San Jose to Death Valley National Park bus services, operated by Bundu Bus, arrive at Death Valley, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Death Valley National Park is 491 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from San Jose to Death Valley National Park.

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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 18 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Death Valley National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Jose to Death Valley National Park via Barstow, Las Vegas @ Excalibur, Las Vegas, NV, and Death Valley, CA in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Stockton to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Jose to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Stockton Robert J. Cabral Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Sjd San Jose Station to Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
ACE
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield, CA to Las Vegas, NV
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Las Vegas to Pahrump
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Barstow, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Barstow to Las Vegas @ Excalibur
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
GotoBus
Bundu Bus
Website
bundubus.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Death Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
bundubus.com
Book at
bundubus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Barstow Station to Las Vegas Strip
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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