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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 by bus, subway, train, car, towncar or bike

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA LA-Oakland

$8 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, BART  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from 1St & St James to Warm Springs Bart 181
  2. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station Green

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Caltrain  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$13 - $15

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 50.2 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 50.2 miles

$75 - $100

Bikeshare  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Cycle from San Pedro Square to The Embarcadero At Sansome St 52.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between San Jose and San Francisco Pier 33 is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $8 - $20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33, including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is to bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $8 - $20. Alternatively, you can Caltrain, which costs $12 - $15 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 is 50 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33.

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There are 617+ hotels available in San Francisco Pier 33. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and San Francisco Pier 33, CA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h. Boltbus also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Caltrain operates a train from San Jose to San Francisco Pier 33 hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to West Oakland, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
boltbus.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 1St & St James to Warm Springs Bart
Ave. Duration
21 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 San Francisco Pier 33
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $85
Assist
$75 - $100
UberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $310
Ford GoBike
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from San Pedro Square to The Embarcadero At Sansome St
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com

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