There are 7 ways to get from San Jose to Sydney by train, plane, shuttle or bus

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Sydney  •  18h 24m

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

$581 - $786

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Fly San Jose to Sydney  •  19h 20m

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

$441 - $1,224

5 alternative options

Train to Oakland, fly to Sydney  •  20h 14m

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Sydney (SYD) OAK - SYD

$712 - $28,075

Shuttle to Monterey, fly to Sydney  •  23h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Sydney (SYD) MRY - SYD

$677 - $1,698

Train to Sacramento, fly to Sydney  •  22h 58m

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

$621 - $1,788

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Newcastle, train  •  23h 51m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Newcastle (NTL) SFO - NTL
  3. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Central Station

$590 - $2,268

Caltrain, bus to Santa Rosa, fly to Sydney  •  26h 21m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Sydney (SYD) STS - SYD

$681 - $1,796

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to fly which costs $300 - $900 and takes 19h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to Caltrain and fly which costs $400 - $550 and takes 18h 24m.

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The distance between San Jose and Sydney is 11964 km.

It takes approximately 18h 24m 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 40m.

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Sydney is 17h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 6:01 PM in San Jose and 11:01 AM in Sydney.

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

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There are 2321+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 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 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 11963.8 km
  • Duration: 18h 24m

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

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

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Nadi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
25h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,700
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,100
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,000
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,700
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,300
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Kahului, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Kahului, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Honolulu, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Honolulu, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,700
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,700
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,100
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $5,000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,700
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Monterey to Sydney via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Sydney via Portland, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via San Diego, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Sydney via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Sydney via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Train operators
Caltrain
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 Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hamilton Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Jose International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
$56
Standard Rate
$64
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com

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