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San Jose is the gateway to the greater Bay Area. Just 45 minutes south of San Francisco and an hour north of the Monterey Bay, San Jose is Northern California’s transportation hub. 

Getting to and from San Jose

  • San Jose Mineta International Airport

    San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC) is Silicon Valley’s airport located less than 4 miles from downtown San Jose serving nearly 15+ million people with 50+ nonstop destinations. 

  • Valley Transportation Authority

    Valley Transportation Authority

    Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provide buses and an extensive light rail system to San Jose and neighboring cities. 

  • Caltrain


    Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy.

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit

    Bay Area Rapid Transit

    Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is the Bay Area’s heavy-rail public transit system connecting the San Francisco Peninsula to the South and East Bay, operating in five counties. 

More Transportation Options

  • Additional Public Transit

    In addition to the above transportation options, San Jose has many to get around and out of the city.

    More public transit

  • Micro Mobility

    Tech meets transportation with e-bikes and e-scooters available throughout San Jose.

    More about Micro Mobility

  • Eco City Cycles

    Eco City Cycles operates a pedicab service which is a fast, fun and green way to see the city. 

    Learn More

  • Bike San Jose

    For all your biking resources in one place check out our Bike San Jose page.

    Learn More

  • Car Transportation

    Regular long term rental cars can of course be easily arranged for pick up and drop at off any of the major Silicon Valley airports. Cesar Chavez Park (near the Signia by Hilton) as well as the San Pedro Square Market are both areas you can find a variety of regular taxi cab services day and night.

    Rent a Car


Driving in for an event or conference? ParkSJ is your resource for parking in Downtown San Jose.