There are 12 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 50 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 - $279

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Bus TAP, taxi  •  47 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana (Yellow Cab)
  2. Take the bus from Tijuana to Penas
  3. Take a taxi from Penas to San Blas

$135 - $264

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Puerto Vallarta, bus, taxi  •  10 h 12 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

$201 - $609

Fly San Jose to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  10 h 5 min

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

$186 - $826

Fly San Jose to Mazatlan, bus, taxi  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Mazatlan (MZT) SJC - MZT
  2. Take the bus from Mazatlán to Penas
  3. Take a taxi from Penas to San Blas

$311 - $1,016

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  11 h 15 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 Zapopan to Tepic
  4. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$183 - $786

Train to Oakland, fly to Guadalajara, bus, taxi  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Guadalajara (GDL) OAK - GDL
  3. Take the bus from Zapopan to Tepic
  4. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$254 - $823

Bus, taxi via Baldwin Park station  •  42 h 13 min

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

$272 - $292

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

$273 - $333

Train, bus, taxi  •  47 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Huntington Park to Tepic
  3. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$303 - $421

Train, bus, taxi via Tucson  •  47 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station 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 Tepic
  4. Take a taxi from Tepic to San Blas

$310 - $565

Drive  •  29 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to San Blas 1790.8 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to San Blas is to bus and taxi which costs $130 - $270 and takes 47 h 45 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 $180 - $850 and takes 10 h 5 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 and taxi which takes 42 h 13 min and costs $270 - $300.

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It takes approximately 10 h 50 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 15 min and has one stopover.

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San Blas is 1 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 5:01 AM in San Jose and 6:01 AM 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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American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Puerto Vallarta Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in San Blas. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to San Blas.
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  • Distance: 1483.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 50 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Jose to San Blas. However, you can take the line 10 bus to San Jose Airport - Terminal A, take the walk to San Jose airport, fly to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Rincón de Guayabitos, then take the taxi to San Blas. Alternatively, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae BART-Bay 12 West Busway, take the bus to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Puerto Vallarta, take the bus to Rincón de Guayabitos, then take the taxi to San Blas.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Mazatlan via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Mazatlan via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
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
7 h 59 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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Puerto Vallarta via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Puerto Vallarta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station 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 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
6 times a week
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
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
TAP
Website
tap.com.mx
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$15 - $22
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$17 - $23
Bus from Tijuana to Penas
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
tap.com.mx
Confort
$95 - $140
TAP Royal International
Phone
USA: (602) 273 3544 MÉXICO: 01800 0011 827
Email
contact@taproyal.com
Website
taproyal.com
Bus from Zapopan to Tepic
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Mazatlán to Penas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Baldwin Park to Tepic
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Huntington Park to Tepic
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
taproyal.com
Bus from Tucson to Tepic
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
taproyal.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to Tijuana (Yellow Cab)
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$30 - $45
Platinum
$45 - $60
Ejecutivo
$50 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from Rincón de Guayabitos to San Blas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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