There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Caltrain  •  15 min

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

$4 - $6

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Line 522 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & Cahill to El Camino & Pastoria 22 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose to Sunnyvale 11.6 miles

$20 - $26

Walk  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Walk from San Jose to Sunnyvale 9.5 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Clara & Cahill and arriving at El Camino & Pastoria. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Caltrain and arriving at Sunnyvale Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Sunnyvale is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale without a car is to Caltrain which takes 15 min and costs .

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The Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Jose to Sunnyvale bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Santa Clara & Cahill station.

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San Jose to Sunnyvale train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Jose Diridon Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale is to Caltrain which takes 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 522 bus, which costs and takes 37 min.

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San Jose to Sunnyvale bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Pastoria station.

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San Jose to Sunnyvale train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Sunnyvale Caltrain station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sunnyvale.
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Jose to Sunnyvale hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Santa Clara VTA operates a bus from San Jose to Sunnyvale every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Santa Clara & Cahill to El Camino & Pastoria
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$20 - $26
UberX
$20 - $26
WAV
$20 - $26
UberXL
$28 - $40
Select
$40 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$60 - $75
Taxi from San Jose to Sunnyvale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Sunnyvale is 12 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from San Jose to Sunnyvale.

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