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There are 7 ways to get from San Jose to Porterville by bus, night bus, train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781
  2. Take the night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca 9601

$107 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Tulare, Ca 6825 / ...

$98 - $155

5 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  6 h 58 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 Hanford Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Hanford Amtrak Station to Porterville

$183 - $294

Bus Tufesa  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Fresno, CA
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, CA to Delano

$156 - $208

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Porterville 220.8 miles

$21 - $35

Caltrain, fly to Bakersfield, taxi  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bakersfield (BFL) SFO - BFL
  3. Take a taxi from Bakersfield to Porterville

$362 - $616

Caltrain, fly to Fresno, night bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT
  3. Take the night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca

$279 - $796

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Porterville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Porterville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Porterville is 183 miles. The road distance is 220.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Porterville without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from San Jose to Porterville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Bakersfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Porterville is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from San Jose to Porterville.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Bakersfield Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Porterville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Porterville.
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  • Distance: 183.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to Porterville via Fresno, Ca and Tulare, Ca in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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 Hanford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Tulare, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Fresno to Tulare
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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GotoBus
Bus from Fresno, CA to Delano
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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GotoBus
Other operators
Taxi from Hanford Amtrak Station to Porterville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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