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There are 9 ways to get from San Jose to Van Nuys by plane, train, tram, subway, bus or car

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Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  2 h 56 min

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

$59 - $306

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Bus Boltbus  •  7 h 43 min

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

$29 - $41

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Fly San Jose to Los Angeles  •  3 h 22 min

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

$75 - $256

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

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station 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 19 min

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

$76 - $464

Fly San Jose to Long Beach, tram, subway, line 901 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) SJC - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
  3. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to North Hollywood Station
  4. Take the line 901 bus from North Hollywood Station to Van Nuys Station

$53 - $260

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 17 min

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

$31 - $46

Train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station 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

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Van Nuys is to bus which costs $29 - $45 and takes 7 h 43 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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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 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Station 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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The distance between San Jose and Van Nuys is 293 miles. The road distance is 328.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Van Nuys without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs $30 - $50.

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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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San Jose to Van Nuys bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from San Jose, CA station.

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San Jose to Van Nuys train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from San Jose to Van Nuys is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $55 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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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 and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from San Jose to Van Nuys hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from San Jose to Van Nuys every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Oakland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Burbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
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 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 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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from North Hollywood Station to Van Nuys Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Boltbus

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Burbank Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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San Jose to Van Nuys bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Burbank Station.

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San Jose to Van Nuys train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Van Nuys Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose to Van Nuys is 329 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to drive from San Jose to Van Nuys.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Burbank Airport.

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There are 2286+ hotels available in Van Nuys. Prices start at $122 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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