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Best way to get from SFO to San Jose CA

Find the best ways to travel from SFO to San Jose CA with Uber. You can also request a ride directly in the app at the tap of a button.

Reserve a ride in advance to San Jose CA

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to get from SFO to San Jose CA. Request a ride up to 30 days before your trip, at any time and on any day of the year.

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Getting from SFO to San Jose CA

When you ride with Uber on your next trip from SFO to San Jose CA, you’ve got choices. Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, find a ride option that fits your needs and budget. If you like to plan ahead, consider scheduling a ride to San Jose CA in advance. Or you can request a ride on demand from SFO in the Uber app.

The route your driver takes might depend on the time of day and other factors, like traffic and how many other riders are making requests. You can have a stress-free ride knowing that the Uber app will suggest the most efficient route to your driver.

Average Travel Time

40 minutes

Average Route Price


Average Route Distance

36 miles

How to get from SFO to San Jose CA

Compare ride options getting from SFO to San Jose CA. Check the Uber app for current prices and travel options available.


Affordable rides, all to yourself

$68 | 40 minutes


Luxury rides with professional drivers

$160 | 42 minutes



$68 | 41 minutes


Luxury rides with professional drivers

$108 | 42 minutes

Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to discounts, geography, traffic delays, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.

Frequently asked questions

  • The Uber app gives you the power to request a ride from San Francisco International Airport anytime, 24/7.

  • Trip prices can vary a bit depending on a number of factors. The average trip price to get from San Francisco International Airport to San Jose is $65 - $80. You can also use Uber’s price estimator tool to check a real-time estimate.

  • The cheapest ride option using the Uber app is Uber Green.

  • The average duration for this ride is 39 minutes. Before a trip starts, your app gives an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for when your driver should arrive at San Francisco International Airport. After your trip starts, your app provides an ETA for when you should arrive at San Jose. Please note: ETAs are not guaranteed; various factors like heavy traffic or road construction could affect travel time.

  • On your trip from San Francisco International Airport to San Jose, the average amount of time it takes is 39 minutes. But this trip often takes the longest during these times: 2-4pm.

  • If you’re interested in a more luxurious Uber option, you’ll be happy to know that a number of Premium options—such as Uber Black—are generally available on the route you’re taking.