Taxi Transfers To and From San Jose International Airport

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San Jose International Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

Upon arrival at San Jose International Airport, make sure not to leave your personal belongings at the facility.

Transport options available at the airport include rental cars, hotel shuttle services, rideshares, buses, and taxis.

Note: San Jose Airport Terminal B, like Terminal A, is home to both international and domestic flights. International Arrivals are only hosted in Terminal A.

Taxis at San Jose International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Transportation Plaza toward the taxi stand in front of the airport terminal building.

They are accessible from Terminal A (Stop 2) and Terminal B (Stop 1).

San Jose International Airport is approximately 6 kilometers from the downtown area. A typical taxi fare from the airport to the downtown area would be around $25.00.

If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind.

Hotel Shuttles at San Jose International Airport

Many hotels in San Jose have shuttle services though some might require prior reservations. Please confirm if this service is available at your accommodation.

Shuttle services pick up and drop passengers at the Ground Transportation Center of Terminal A and Terminal B. Fares may vary for this service. Please call the hotel front desk for further information.

Additionally, it is customary to give the driver a tip ($5.00 – $10.00 depending on the length of the ride, plus $1.00 per bag if the driver helps you with your luggage).

Ride Shares at San Jose International Airport

Rideshares pick up and drop off passengers from San Jose International Airport Ground Transportation Center Terminals A and B.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

It might help if you could ask the driver to identify himself and the name of the passenger he’s picking up. It could prevent people from impersonating drivers.

Finally, if you ever feel uncomfortable, you are not under any obligation to climb into someone’s vehicle.