Travelling to San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA is served by the Mineta San José International Airport (SJC).

International travellers may prefer to fly to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and then transfer via ground transportation to San Jose.

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From SJC, Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport

From SJC, SJSU Solutions provides directions on the Airport Flyer and VTA Light Rail.

If you are staying in a downtown San Jose hotel (i.e. off campus), a free shuttle service from SJC may be available. Check with the hotel.

From SFO, San Francisco International Airport


From SFO, the simplest transfer to SJSU may be via the door-to-door shuttle services. With San Jose in Santa Clara County, the first passenger is on the order of $38USD, with subsequent passengers at a discount.

From SFO, SJSU Transportation Solutions provides information on a BART-Caltrain-VTA bus routing. This can be mapped as the BART train to Milbrae, the hourly Caltrain to San Jose Didiron, and then to the university by bus -- the VTA Downtown Area (DASH) Shuttle (bus 201) is free -- or taxi. This routing is on the order of $12USD.

Local public transit options (i.e. rail and bus within the city), are mapped by SJSU Transportation Solutions.

Parking at SJSU

Visitor parking is available on campus in the South Parking Garage. Rates are additive at $8 for daytime, $5 for evening, and $10 for overnight.