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Travel Information to San Jose, CA from Los Angeles

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€41) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlaska Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak

Travel 305 miles (492 km) by flight, bus or train from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alaska Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA.

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What are the ways to get from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA?

There are 3 travel options from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Los Angeles and San Jose, CA?

The cheapest way to travel from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to San Jose, CA:

A bus is $25 (€21) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA costing on average $50 (€41).

Taking a bus is usually $29 (€24) less than taking a train to San Jose, CA, which costs on average $54 (€45) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA?

The quickest way to travel from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA?

You should expect to travel around 305 miles (492 km) between Los Angeles and San Jose, CA.

How many services a day are there from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA?

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA is:

  • 3 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to San Jose, CA from Los Angeles as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Los Angeles and San Jose, CA, what are the departure and arrival points in Los Angeles and San Jose, CA?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA:

    Which travel operators can get me to San Jose, CA from Los Angeles?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Alaska Airlines can get you to San Jose, CA by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA for $50 (€41) on Omio.
    • Travel with Flixbus for buses to San Jose, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Los Angeles to San Jose, CA tickets on Omio for $25 (€20).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to San Jose, CA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Los Angeles to San Jose, CA tickets on Omio for $54 (€45).
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, San Francisco, CA or San Diego. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Los Angeles and San Jose, CA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Jose, CA and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I buy Los Angeles to San Jose, CA tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost $50 (€41) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€20) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $54 (€45) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Los Angeles to San Jose, CA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.