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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

$46 - $108

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Coast Starlight

$50 - $140

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. 3701

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. 247.8 miles

$24 - $35

Caltrain, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. SFO - RDD

$143 - $298

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to Redding via Oakland, Ca and Sacramento, Ca in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Jose to Redding once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose and Redding is 364 km. The road distance is 397 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Redding is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from San Jose to Redding is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $24 - $35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak and arriving at Redding Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Redding. However, there are services departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Redding, Ca via Oakland, Ca and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from San Jose to Redding, including transfers.