Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is a city-owned public airport in San Jose, California. It's three miles away from downtown San Jose. SJC is named after Norman Mineta, a San Jose native who was Transportation and Commerce Secretary. If you decide to drive, use the following address to get directions:
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
1701 Airport Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95110
Numerous transportation options are available at SJC, including San Jose Airport Shuttle, Rideshare, Taxi & Limo Service, Car Rental, Charter Buses, and Public Transportation. Several airport transfers are available to take you to your desired destination in or around the city.
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San Jose Airport Shuttle
Airport shuttles are a cost-effective and convenient way to get to or from an airport. If you’re looking for a reliable San Jose Airport shuttle, we will help you book one! Many shuttle companies are available in San Jose, and we discovered the best ones—discover their rates below.
AAA Abe Express Shuttle is a great choice if you’re looking for a safe and cheap SJC shuttle. The company serves SJC, SFO, and OAK Airport. See the list below to find out the rates to popular destinations in the area:
|Downtown San Jose
|San Francisco City
|San Francisco Airport
For further information and booking, call 408-836-4302.
Super Shuttle San Jose is the leader in airport transportation. This SJC shuttle provides shared rides, non-stop rides, business express, and black car services. To help you find the most suitable ride, we listed Super Shuttle fares in the following list:
||Price (Business Express Ride)
|Downtown San Jose
Note that shared rides aren't available due to health concerns, and travelers can arrange a private transfer only. For additional information, call Super Shuttle at 800-258-3826.
Delta Shuttle and Southwest Airporter teamed up with Super Shuttle.
ABC Airport Service is a California shuttle operating to and from SJC, San Francisco, and Oakland Airports. They offer convenient transportation services in the entire Bay Area and surrounding cities. ABC Shuttle can provide you with direct, door-to-door, and private rides at reasonable rates.
You can book a ride via their website. Fill out the reservation form, and someone will contact you during the following 24 hours to give you a quote. Then, you have to confirm your ride, after which they will send the confirmation as well. Call 800-840-0522 if you have any questions.
ZACK's Airport Shuttle is another SJC shuttle that offers the friendliest service in the Bay Area. They are serving SJC, SFO, and OAK, offering 24 hours door-to-door shuttle. You can make a reservation online, or by calling Zack’s Shuttle at 408-483-6623. If you do it online, book your ride at least 24 hours before your trip. They offer discounts for group rides, round trips, seniors, and students.
Hotel Courtesy Shuttles
If staying in a San Jose hotel, there’s a chance you can get a free San Jose Airport ride. Hotel shuttles pick up passengers from the Off-Site Courtesy Shuttle Stop, which is located at:
- Terminal A: Ground Transportation Center, stop #8
- Terminal B: GTC, stop #10
Many hotels require a call requesting transportation. So, call a hotel of your choice for any further questions, and see the map below for pick-up locations.
App-based transportation options are very affordable and popular and allowed to operate at the airport. TNC drivers meet passengers at both terminals:
- Terminal A: Arrivals Curbside - Stop 1
- Terminal B: Ground Transportation Island - Stops 8 and 9
If you’re going to the airport, the driver will drop you off at the departures curbside of a terminal. Transportation Network Companies serving SJC Airport are Uber, Lyft, and Wingz. To help you compare the prices and find the cheapest ride, we discovered their estimates from SJC to downtown San Jose.
- WAV: $14
- UberX: $17
- UberXL: $20
- Lyft: $16
- XL: $22
- Lux: $28
Note that shared rides haven't been available due to the COVID-19 since 2020. Learn more about TNC pick-ups, drop-offs, and fares in our guide to Uber at San Jose Airport—it has all the ride-sharing info you need!
San Jose Airport Taxi
If you want to find taxi vehicles at SJC Airport, just go to Terminal A, Stop 2 or Terminal B, Stop 1. Here are all the taxi companies available at the airport terminals—call them for reservations or more information.
|Checker Cab of Silicon Valley
Looking for San Jose taxi rates?
All trips from SJC are a minimum of $15, which includes the first 3 miles and a $1.50 airport fee. After 3 miles, the fares are charged at $3.00 per mile. Any senior or customer with disabilities will receive a 15% discount on the total fare.
For a luxurious and private ride, check our list below and find yourself the best limo service. At SJC Airport, you will find your limousine driver at one of the following locations:
- Terminal A: On the second floor of the garage (north and south of the terminal entrance)
- Terminal B: In Hourly Lot 5
- International Arrivals: Stop 3, on the southeast side of Lot 2
You don’t need to spend a lot of money on transportation from San Jose Airport. If you search for the cheapest choice, it's certainly public transport, and you can easily find a bus at SJC after your flight arrives.
VTA Airport Flyer offers free airport rides from Santa Clara Transit Center to Metro Airport LRT Station via San Jose Airport. Thanks to the VTA Airport Flyer, you can access the following public transportation options: Ace Rail, Amtrak, BART, and Caltrain.
San Jose Airport Car Rental
Rental car counters at SJC are in the Rental Car Center (RCC) which is located across from Terminal B. From Terminal B's Baggage Claim, walk across Airport Drive to reach the RCC. Terminal A passengers should catch a blue shuttle bus that runs to and from the RCC regularly. See the list below to discover all rental car agencies at SJC Airport: