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Travelers usually depart from Guadalajara International, Guadalajara - Avenida de las Torres, Guadalajara - Nueva, or Guadalajara - Plaza Camichines when they travel from Guadalajara to San Jose. Book your trip to arrive at San Jose International, San José Diridon Station, San Jose, CA - Convention Center Station, San Jose-Tufesa Bus Stop, or Reid–Hillview Airport. The distance between Guadalajara and San Jose is 2598 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, Alaska Airlines, VivaAerobus, AeroMéxico, and Delta Air Lines. Guadalajara and San Jose have 138 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Jose, consider visiting Big Sur, Alcatraz, and Golden Gate Bridge.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
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AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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San Jose travel tips

1) Take a selfie with the architecture of San Jose's most prestigious neighborhood, Santana Row

Santana Row boasts some of the city's most beautiful skyscrapers and exquisite architecture. The restored old mansions are harmoniously combined with modern architecture. Beautiful landscaping will allow you to take many memorable travel photos.

2) Are you planning a trip to the national park from San Jose? Watch out for bears!

If you plan to travel by car, go to a national park, or spend the night in a hotel near a highway, it is important to consider one caveat. At night, in open parking lots and nature reserves, bears hunt and look into the windows of cars in search of food. Therefore, it is better to lock the doors and take food and drinks from the car.

3) Hungry? Visit San Pedro Square Market in San Jose

San Pedro Square Market is one of the favorite spots for locals and tourists alike in San Jose. There are dozens of establishments under one roof that offer entirely different cuisine, from sushi to Latin American food. In addition, various cultural events are often held here — the cost of meals averages from $6 to $30.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Guadalajara to San Jose?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Guadalajara and San Jose takes around 3.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Guadalajara and San Jose?
The flight distance between Guadalajara and San Jose is 2598 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Guadalajara and San Jose?
Several carriers operate flights between Guadalajara and San Jose. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, Volaris.
What are the most popular routes to and from Guadalajara?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Guadalajara and Tijuana, Los Angeles, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Cancún, Mexico City, Houston, San Francisco, New York, Ciudad Juárez, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Portland, Monterrey, Detroit, Mexicali.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Jose?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Jose and Las Vegas, Denver, Phoenix, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Diego, Austin, Dallas, Mexico City, Santa Ana, Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Burbank, Detroit, Cincinnati, Portland.
What airports are near Guadalajara?
The main airport in Guadalajara is Guadalajara International. It is also served by Guadalajara International, Del Bajío International, Aguascalientes International, Colima, Tepic International, Uruapan International.
What airports are near San Jose?
The main airport in San Jose is San Jose International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Fresno Yosemite International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Guadalajara?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Guadalajara, including Omnibus de Oriente.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Guadalajara and San Jose?
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