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There are 10 ways to get from San Jose to San Blas by plane, bus, taxi, train 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.

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Fly San Jose to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SJC - PVR
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  3. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$194 - $276

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Guadalajara (GDL) SFO - GDL
  3. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tepic
  4. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$176 - $774

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Fly Oakland to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) OAK - PVR
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  3. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$195 - $658

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) SFO - PVR
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
  4. Take a taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas

$204 - $608

Fly San Jose to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Guadalajara (GDL) SJC - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$176 - $812

Fly Oakland to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Guadalajara (GDL) OAK - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$227 - $774

Bus  •  41 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca 6781
  2. Take the bus from Madera to Santiago Ixcuintla 417 Santa Rosa / ...

$204 - $231

Bus, taxi  •  43 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$272 - $332

Train, bus  •  44 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Santa Ana to Santiago Ixcuintla

$245 - $383

Drive  •  29 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to San Blas 1790.8 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to San Blas is to bus which costs $200 - $240 and takes 41 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to San Blas is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $170 - $850 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Jose and San Blas is 1484 miles. The road distance is 1790.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Blas without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 11 min and costs $200 - $240.

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It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to get from San Jose to San Blas, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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San Blas is 1 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 7:46 PM in San Jose and 8:46 PM in San Blas.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to San Blas is 1791 miles. It takes approximately 29 h 59 min to drive from San Jose to San Blas.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in San Blas. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 1483.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from San Jose to San Blas via Madera, Ca, Madera, and Santiago Ixcuintla in around 41 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta via Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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 Los Angeles Union Station
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 to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Compostela
Website
rivieranayarit.com.mx
Bus from Puerto Vallarta to Rincón de Guayabitos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sayulitalife.com
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Tepic
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
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 Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Madera to Santiago Ixcuintla
Ave. Duration
36 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Santiago Ixcuintla
Ave. Duration
30 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$139
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Tepic
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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