How to Reach San Jose, California

The Easiest Way to Reach San Jose


  • By Air: To get to San Jose from another country your best bet is to fly into Mineta San Jose International Airport. 


  • On Foot: Walking around is also a good idea if you find a hotel that is centrally located.
  • By Bus: Bus is the best way to get around. The bus network is easy to understand and use. You will also find it quite cheap.
  • By Taxi: While Taxi's are a good idea, they will be very expensive unless you are travelling long distances. They may not always be worth it.
  • By Car: You are advised not to rent a car as parking places are quite hard to come by.

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Modes of Transportation in San Jose

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in San Jose. The most preferred mode of transport in San Jose is Car.

Average distance: 23.96 km Average time: 35.12 min

  • Car 90.24%
    Driving 32.38 min Walking 0.16 min Overall average time for 24.03 kms 32.54 min
  • Bike 2.44%
    Bike 45 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 16 kms 46 min
  • Walking 4.88%
    Walking 52 min Driving 19.5 min Overall average time for 20.92 kms 71.5 min
  • Motorbike 2.44%
    Motorbike 45 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 35.41 kms 47 min

How to Reach San Jose from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Milpitas to San Jose 5.95 km 5 mins
Campbell to San Jose 6.52 km 6 mins
Santa Clara to San Jose 6.63 km 6 mins
Sunnyvale to San Jose 13.12 km 15 mins
Mountain View to San Jose 17.66 km 20 mins
Palo Alto to San Jose 24.71 km 28 mins
Livermore to San Jose 24.93 km 24 mins
San Ramon to San Jose 27.77 km 27 mins
Stanford to San Jose 30.32 km 30 mins
Fremont to San Jose 31.07 km 30 mins
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