San Jose to Bel Aire Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $10
Fastest Way Train — 56min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 51 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak
Bus
$10 · 1h 30min · 12 lb of CO2
San Jose to San Rafael
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Train
$28 · 56min · 13 lb of CO2
SJC to RIC
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Drive
$7 · 1h 16min · 15 lb of CO2
San Jose to Bel Aire

Drive from San Jose to Bel Aire

It's 51 miles between San Jose to Bel Aire. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 16min and 1h 20min from San Jose to Bel Aire under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 24min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bel Aire by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from San Jose to Bel Aire?

The are 9 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from San Jose to Bel Aire. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of San Jose towards San Francisco, as it is the cheapest to Bel Aire. It's common to find tickets for as low as $10. Greyhound operates from San Jose to Bel Aire, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from San Jose to Bel Aire?

The trip to Bel Aire is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from San Jose. The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Bel Aire is $10 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 30 minutes with the bus. Greyhound offers limited service between Bel Aire and San Jose.We recommend booking the trip to Bel Aire about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from San Jose the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Bel Aire.

Is the train or the bus better from San Jose to Bel Aire California?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from San Jose to Bel Aire. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Bel Aire is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the San Jose/Bel Aire buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from San Jose is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between San Jose CA and Bel Aire during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from San Jose to Bel Aire? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bel Aire traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Bel Aire is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from San Jose to Bel Aire?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from San Jose to Bel Aire is by bus. The bus costs $10 roughly and will take 1 hour 30 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from San Jose to Bel Aire?

Amtrak costs about $29 between San Jose and Bel Aire. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 7 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at SJC San Jose Diridon Station, which is 1 miles from San Jose. Further, once you arrive at RIC Richmond Transit Station or you will still have 9 miles to Bel Aire.

How long does it take from San Jose to Bel Aire by car?

The total distance between San Jose and Bel Aire is 51 miles and will take you about 1 hour 16 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $7.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from San Jose to Bel Aire
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from San Jose to Bel Aire
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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