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San Jose Airport by bus

At San Jose Airport there are many shuttle buses and scheduled buses which may help you transfer to downtown safe and sound.

For further information, please check the information displayed below:

VTA Free Airport Flyer

Santa Clara Transit Center to Metro Airport LRT Station via San Jose International Airport (VTA bus route no.10).

By this bus route, transfer for free from San Jose Airport to Santa Clara Transit Center. On the other hand, you can also connect to several transport services such as Cal Train, VTA Light Rail and Capitol Corridor.

Total trip time is of 11 minutes to Santa Clara Transit Centre from Terminal A, and 9 minutes from Terminal B.


- From San Jose Airport Terminal A: Weekdays, from 5:08 am to 11:20 pm. Weekends, from 5:53 am to 11:22 pm.

- From San Jose Airport Terminal B: Weekdays, from 5:10 am to 11:22 pm. Weekends, from 5:55 am to 11:24 pm.

- From Santa Clara Transit Center: Weekdays, from 5:13 am to 11:17 pm. Weekends, from 5:25 am to 11:18 pm.


The VTA Airport Flyer can be board at the bus stop in Terminal A and Terminal B.


See the VTA fares for one-way ride:

- Adult: USD$ 2.00
- Adult Express: USD$ 4.00
- Youth: USD$ 1.75
- Senior: USD$ 1.00

On the other hand, the Clipper card may be useful if you are planning to take further rides on the VTA public transport service. You choose whether the Day pass (Adult: USD$ 6.00, Adult Express: USD$ 12.00, Youth: USD$ 5.00, Senior: USD$ 2.50) or the Monthly pass (Adult: USD$ 70.00, Adult Express: USD$ 140.00, Youth: USD$ 45.00, Senior: USD$ 25.00).

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets can be purchased in either the VTA ticket booths located in San Jose Terminals Arrivals and on board to the driver.

Airport shuttles

San Jose Airport is also served by shuttle bus companies:

- The Monterey Airbus: Joints San Jose Airport with Salinas and Monterey Area. In order to use this service, you may book your trip: +1 831 373 7777.

- The Santa Cruz Airport Flyer: By this bus, get to Santa Cruz. Stops: Aptos, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley. For bookings: +1 831 423 5937.