There are 5 ways to get from Vacaville to San Jose by bus, night bus, subway, train 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 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station 40 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6739 / ...

$20 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, BART, line 181 bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station 40
  2. Take the BART from 19th St. Oakland to Fremont
  3. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara 181

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

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

$25 - $53

Train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$32 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Vacaville to San Jose 84.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vacaville to San Jose is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vacaville to San Jose is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 27 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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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Vacaville to San Jose, including transfers.

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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 52 min.

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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, Main Street and Lotz Way, Suisun City, and Oakland, Ca in around 3 h 52 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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland to Fremont
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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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 Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Vacaville Transportation Center to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Greyhound USA
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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
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 2Nd & Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org

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