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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Milpitas by tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Line 901 tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 901 tram from St James Station to I-880 Station 901

$3

5 alternative options

Line 66 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 66 bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Main & Serra 66

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose to Milpitas 7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Milpitas 7 miles

$1

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to Milpitas 7 miles

$10 - $14

Walk  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Walk from San Jose to Milpitas 7.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Milpitas is to drive which costs $1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Milpitas is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 1St & Santa Clara and arriving at Main & Serra. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Milpitas is 6 miles. The road distance is 7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Milpitas without a car is to line 901 tram which takes 28 min and costs $3.

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The line 901 tram from St James Station to I-880 Station takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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San Jose to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from 1St & Santa Clara station.

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San Jose to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Main & Serra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Milpitas is 7 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from San Jose to Milpitas.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Milpitas. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from San Jose to Milpitas every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from St James Station to I-880 Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
vta.org
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Main & Serra
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$9 - $12
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
WAV
$10 - $14
UberXL
$16 - $20
Select
$24 - $35
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Taxi from San Jose to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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