There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to Guadalajara by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly San Jose to Guadalajara  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Guadalajara (GDL) SJC - GDL

$146 - $768

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  43 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6743 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara - Zapopan

$124 - $323

8 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Guadalajara  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Guadalajara (GDL) SFO - GDL

$145 - $732

Train to Oakland, fly to Guadalajara  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Guadalajara (GDL) OAK - GDL

$214 - $765

Fly San Jose to Puerto Vallarta, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SJC - PVR
  2. Take the bus from Sayulita to Zapopan

$187 - $263

Bus, night bus  •  44 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Tijuana to Zapopan

$127 - $381

Bus  •  44 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Zapopan

$253 - $308

Train, bus Tufesa  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara - Zapopan

$154 - $412

Train, bus TAP Royal International  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tucson to Tlaquepaque, Periférico

$324 - $574

Drive  •  31 h 48 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Guadalajara 1911.5 miles

$250 - $370

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Aeroméxico and four other airlines fly from San Jose to Guadalajara every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, Pacific / Florence, Huntington Park, Zapopan, and Aviación in around 44 h 43 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 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
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Vallarta Plus
Website
vallartaplus.com
Bus from Sayulita to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
vallartaplus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Tijuana Central Bus Term, Mx
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Tufesa
Phone
016444102444
Website
tufesa.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Guadalajara - Zapopan
Ave. Duration
35 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Schedules at
tufesa.com.mx
Plus
$85 - $120
Platinum
$120 - $160
Ejecutivo
$140 - $200
TAP
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Tijuana to Guadalajara - Zapopan
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Book at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$110 - $170
Full Fare
$170 - $240
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
35 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Tucson to Tlaquepaque, Periférico
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$166
Schedules at
taproyal.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose and Guadalajara is 2574 km. The road distance is 3058 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Guadalajara is to fly which costs $140 - $800 and takes 8 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Guadalajara is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $140 - $800.

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Guadalajara. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Cámara de Comercio via 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles and Aviación. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from San Jose to Guadalajara, including transfers.