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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Sydney by train, plane, subway or bus

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Sydney  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD) SFO - SYD

$836 - $2,041

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Fly San Jose to Sydney  •  19h 43m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Sydney (SYD) SJC - SYD

$481 - $1,021

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BART to Oakland, fly to Sydney  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Sydney (SYD) OAK - SYD

$534 - $1,136

BART, bus to Santa Rosa, fly to Sydney  •  25h 12m

  1. Take the BART from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
  2. Take the bus from Oak - Oakland Airport to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Sydney (SYD) STS - SYD

$729 - $1,491

Train to Sacramento, fly to Sydney  •  23h 56m

  1. Take the train from San Jose to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Sydney (SYD) SMF - SYD

$542 - $1,177

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Orange, bus  •  25h 9m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Orange (OAG) SFO - OAG
  3. Take the bus from Lucknow to Sydney

$750 - $1,710

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to fly which costs $380 - $850 and takes 19h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to Caltrain and fly which costs $650 - $1,700 and takes 18h 18m.

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It is approximately 11964 km to get from San Jose to Sydney.

It takes approximately 18h 18m to get from San Jose to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 14h 35m.

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Sydney is 17h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 10:25 PM in San Jose and 3:25 PM in Sydney.

Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, Air New Zealand and three other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 60 bus which takes 6 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 11963.8 km
  • Duration: 18h 18m

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Delta, Hawaiian Airlines and six other airlines fly from San Jose to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Orange via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
20h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,000
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Kahului, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,000
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Seattle, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Santa Ana, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,100
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from San Francisco to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Berryessa / North San Jose to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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 to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from Oak - Oakland Airport to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Lucknow to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au

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