There are 11 ways to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose by train, plane, subway, bus, tram, night 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.

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Train to Burbank, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$67 - $316

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Burbank to San Jose FlixBus

$20 - $33

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Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$80 - $259

Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Fremont BART Station
  4. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & St John

$117 - $448

Train, train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  3. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to San Jose (SJC) ONT - SJC

$123 - $428

Train, train to Santa Ana, fly to San Jose  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  3. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) SNA - SJC

$75 - $261

Train, tram to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC

$60 - $267

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

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

$36 - $53

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Newhall / Santa Clarita, CA to Fresno, CA 5885
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$20 - $50

Train  •  11 h 47 min

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

$73 - $190

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clarita to San Jose 312.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose is to night bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose is to train and fly which costs $65 - $320 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clarita to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Newhall / Santa Clarita, CA and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Fresno, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Santa Clarita and San Jose is 279 miles. The road distance is 312.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 27 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose, including transfers.

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Santa Clarita to San Jose bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newhall / Santa Clarita, CA station.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose is to bus which takes 7 h 27 min and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 11 h 47 min.

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

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Santa Clarita to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Jose, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clarita to San Jose is 312 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Santa Clarita to San Jose.

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

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  • Distance: 278.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Santa Clarita to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Clarita to San Jose once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 9 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Burbank Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & St John
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Newhall / Santa Clarita, CA to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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