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There are 4 ways to get from San Jose to Gilroy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Caltrain  •  52 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain Limited / ...

$7 - $9

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Bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the bus from 2nd & Santa Clara to Monterey & 5th 68 / ...

$2 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose to Gilroy 32.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Gilroy 32.6 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Gilroy is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Gilroy is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 2nd & Santa Clara and arriving at Monterey & 5th. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Caltrain and arriving at Gilroy Caltrain. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Gilroy is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Gilroy without a car is to Caltrain which takes 52 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain takes 52 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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San Jose to Gilroy bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from 2nd & Santa Clara station.

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San Jose to Gilroy train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Jose Diridon Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Gilroy is to Caltrain which takes 52 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $16 and takes 1h 37m.

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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from 2nd & Santa Clara to Monterey & 5th every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 37m. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2nd & Santa Clara to Monterey & 5th
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, CA - State University to Gilroy, CA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose to Gilroy
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxi San Jose
Phone
+1 408-459-8010
Website
taxisanjose.com

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San Jose to Gilroy bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Monterey & 5th station.

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San Jose to Gilroy train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Gilroy Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Gilroy is 33 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from San Jose to Gilroy.

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