There are 5 ways to get from Vacaville to San Jose by bus, night bus, train, subway 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

Bus, night bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station Blue
  2. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6739 / ...

$17 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Suisun City to Oakland, Ca 8303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...

$24 - $54

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Capitol Corridor

$31 - $71

Bus, BART, Caltrain  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
  2. Take the BART from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
  3. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain

$19 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Vacaville to San Jose 84.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vacaville to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Vacaville Transportation Center and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Fairfield Transportation Center, Suisun City and Oakland, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Vacaville and San Jose is 71 miles. The road distance is 84.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Vacaville to San Jose without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Vacaville to San Jose, including transfers.

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Vacaville to San Jose bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Suisun City station.

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The best way to get from Vacaville to San Jose is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 17 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vacaville to San Jose is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Vacaville to San Jose.

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There are 339+ hotels available in San Jose. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vacaville to San Jose.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Vacaville to San Jose via Fairfield Transportation Center, Railroad Ave @ Amtrak, Suisun City, and Oakland, Ca in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Vacaville to San Jose every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
FAST
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Suisun City to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24

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