Getting Around

  • The sleek light rail cars of the Valley Transit Authority (VTA) link downtown to businesses and attractions, making downtown easy to navigate
  • Access the city via any of three interstate highways (I-280, I-880, I-680), use the expressways, or hop on Caltrain (commuter rail between San Francisco and Gilroy) or Amtrak (the Sacramento to San Jose Capitol Corridor and the LA to Seattle Coast Starlight)
  • The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is just three miles from downtown San Jose; average time from baggage claim bag pickup to hopping into a cab: five minutes
  • As the gateway to Silicon Valley, the newly revamped SJC is one of the most convenient and accessible airports in the Bay Area, boasting 13 airlines and 140 daily departures

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