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How to get a ride from San Jose Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit from arrivals or baggage claim
Head outside and follow signs to the rideshare pickup area. This is where all Uber driver-partners at SJC meet travelers for pickup.
For Terminal A pickups, meet your driver outside of baggage claim at Stop 1. For Terminal B pickups, meet your driver on the traffic island at Stop 9.
Look for your driver
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app to confirm your location.
San Jose Airport map
Top questions from riders
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) SJC depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
San Jose Airport visitor information
Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is the fastest-growing airport in the US based on passenger numbers, serving more than 12.5 million passengers annually. Located about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from downtown San Jose, the airport is about an 8-minute drive away in ideal road and traffic conditions.
San Jose Airport terminals
SJC Airport is divided into 2 terminals, A and B, with a total of 31 boarding gates across both terminals. San Jose Airport lounges can be found in Terminal A. You can plan your trip using the information below.
SJC Terminal A
- Air Canada
- California Pacific
- The Club at SJC
SJC Terminal B
- British Airways
SJC international terminal
Boarding for San Jose Airport international flights takes place in both terminals. SJC Airport offers nonstop flights to 16 international destinations.
Dining at San Jose Airport
Travelers can choose from more than 30 dining options at SJC, including fast-food chains, bars, and restaurants with table service. San Jose Airport food and beverages can be purchased across both terminals.
Getting around San Jose Airport
Travelers at SJC can use inter-terminal shuttles. The San Jose Airport shuttles make a continuous loop of Terminal A, Terminal B, and the parking lots. Shuttles depart every 7 to 10 minutes from each terminal, the rental car center, and Daily Lot 4.
Things to do at San Jose Airport
SJC hosts an art program that reflects the region’s role as a global center of technology and innovation. Artwork is located in the Terminal B arrivals hall, the South Concourse, and the mezzanine. Pianos can be found at Terminal A Blue Dot and Terminal B baggage claim. San Jose Airport offers 24 shopping locations across both terminals, including stores selling cosmetics, jewelry, and electronics. The airport also has 23 active therapy dogs who help to calm passenger nerves before flying.
Currency exchange at San Jose Airport
San Jose Airport currency exchange offices can be found in Terminal A by Gate 15 and the baggage claim area.
Hotels near San Jose Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near SJC, there are more than 25 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near San Jose Airport
- Guadalupe River Park and Gardens
- Mexican Heritage Plaza
- San Jose’s history and tech museums
Find more information about San Jose Airport here.