There are 9 ways to get from St. Louis to San Jose 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 to San Jose  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to San Jose (SJC) STL - SJC

$194 - $854

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to San Francisco (SFO) STL - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$163 - $378

7 alternative options

Fly to Oakland  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Oakland (OAK) STL - OAK

$174 - $496

Bus  •  46 h

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca 6774

$204 - $513

Bus via Los Angls Amtrak, Ca  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 1683
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$201 - $475

Train via Kansas City Amtrak  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$336 - $1,007

Train, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak

$359 - $1,024

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$365 - $1,071

Drive  •  32 h 14 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to San Jose 2099.4 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to San Jose is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 32 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to San Jose is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $190 - $900.

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The distance between St. Louis and San Jose is 2768 km. The road distance is 3359 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from St. Louis to San Jose, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to San Jose. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Louis to San Jose. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak via Kansas City Amtrak and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and San Jose, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from St. Louis to San Jose hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to San Jose via Las Vegas, Nv in around 46 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 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
$290 - $400
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
33 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $380
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440
Boltbus
Burlington Trailways

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