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There are 11 ways to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose by train, plane, subway, bus, tram 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  •  3h 30m

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

$65 - $315

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Burbank to San Jose FlixBus

$21 - $37

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Train to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4h 44m

  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 Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
  4. Take the line 181 bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Saint John

$116 - $447

Train to Los Angeles, fly to San Jose  •  4h 42m

  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

$74 - $254

Fly Burbank to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5h 32m

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

$84 - $477

Train, tram to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5h 42m

  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 - $270

Train, train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to San Jose  •  5h 47m

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

$104 - $391

Bus Megabus  •  7h 37m

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

$36 - $53

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6774

$32 - $78

Train  •  11h 38m

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

$73 - $190

Drive  •  5h 11m

  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 bus which costs $21 - $40 and takes 8h 56m.

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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 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clarita station to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Bakersfield Amtrak and Bakersfield, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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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 7h 37m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose, including transfers.

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Santa Clarita to San Jose bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose is to bus which takes 7h 37m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 11h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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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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Map of how to get from Santa Clarita to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 278.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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 6h 5m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Santa Clarita to San Jose once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 9h 42m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to Downtown Burbank station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Downtown Pomona station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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 Burbank Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
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
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Warm Springs BART to 2nd & Saint John
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Clarita-Newhall Amtrak Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Bakersfield, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clarita to San Jose is 312 miles. It takes approximately 5h 11m 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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There are 382+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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