There are 9 ways to get from Van Nuys to San Jose by plane, subway, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Burbank to San Jose  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Jose (SJC) BUR - SJC

$59 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Jose, CA LA-Oakland

$30 - $46

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to San Jose  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Jose (SJC) LAX - SJC

$76 - $252

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART, line 181 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Fremont
  3. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission

$109 - $436

Fly Burbank to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  4 h 43 min

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

$78 - $468

Line 901 bus, subway, tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to San Jose  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
  2. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  4. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  5. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to San Jose (SJC) LGB - SJC

$55 - $260

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6860 / ...

$38 - $96

Train  •  9 h 31 min

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

$65 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to San Jose 328.7 miles

$30 - $50

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and JetSuiteX fly from Van Nuys to San Jose every 2 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Van Nuys to San Jose 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Fremont
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
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
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys Station to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Hollywood Blvd to San Jose, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Van Nuys and San Jose is 469 km. The road distance is 526 km.

The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to San Jose is to bus which costs $29 - $50 and takes 8 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to San Jose is to fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $55 - $310.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Nuys Amtrak and arriving at San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys to San Jose. However, there are services departing from Van Nuys / Victory and arriving at San Jose, Ca via Wilshire / Westwood and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Van Nuys to San Jose, including transfers.