There are 8 ways to get from San Jose to Van Nuys by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Burbank (BUR) SJC - BUR

$59 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, CA to Burbank Station

$31 - $46

6 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Los Angeles  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJC - LAX

$75 - $253

Train to Oakland, fly to Burbank  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Burbank (BUR) OAK - BUR

$127 - $471

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Burbank  •  4 h 2 min

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

$75 - $464

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6853 / ...

$39 - $96

Train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Van Nuys Amtrak Coast Starlight

$65 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from San Jose to Van Nuys 328.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Van Nuys is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Van Nuys is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Van Nuys is 293 miles. The road distance is 328.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from San Jose to Van Nuys, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose to Van Nuys. However, there are services departing from San Jose, CA and arriving at Victory / Van Nuys via Burbank Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak station and arriving at Van Nuys Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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San Jose to Van Nuys bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Van Nuys.
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  • Distance: 292.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Southwest Airlines, JetSuiteX and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Jose to Van Nuys every 2 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from San Jose to Van Nuys every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 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 Amtrak to Van Nuys Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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

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