San Jose International Airport is located near downtown San Jose. It has two terminals, Terminal A and Terminal B.
Transferring between terminals
The terminals are connected by an airside walkway and by a free landside shuttle stopping at each terminal, the Rental Car Center, and Daily Lot 4 (parking) at marked locations. arriving every 10-15 minutes, from 02:30-01:00 daily.
The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Bus #10 goes from the airport terminals to the Caltrain Santa Clara Station and the Metro/Airport Light Rail Train Station. The Eastbound bus goes towards the LRT station while the Westbound train heads to the Caltrain station first. Total travel time to downtown can take about 45 minutes due to connections.
Terminal A, before security, Grand Transportation Center, Center Island, across from International Arrivals Building
Terminal B, before security, Ground Transportation Center, across from Terminal B, Stop #8 San Fransisco
Cost: Bus is free, Light Rail Train is USD 2.25 one-way, USD 7 all-day pass, Caltrain is USD 3.75 one-way, USD 7.50 all-day pass
Taxis are available at the airport for on-demand service. Travel time from SJC to Mountain View is about 14 minutes and 20 minutes to Palo Alto.
Terminal A, before security, arrivals exit, garage, Stop #2
Terminal B, before security, arrivals exit, Ground Transportation Island, Stp #1
Cost: minimum USD 15 (includes first 3 miles of travels and USD 1.50 airport fee), after 3 miles USD 3 per extra mile
Twenty-five percent of seats in Terminal A and B have electrical outlets and USB ports on the armrests for charging laptops and handheld devices. Terminal B has a ‘Power Suite’ with seating for 150 people and workstations with built-in power outlets.
Terminal B, after security, opposite Gate 18
Newly designed Terminal B of ‘Silicon Valley’s Airport’ has the best access to electronic charging. All chairs in the new terminal have power outlets and USB ports on the armrests for charging laptops and handheld devices.
There are massage chairs available in Terminal A to help you relax before your flight. The chairs cost USD 5 for 30 minutes.
Terminal A, after security, Gates 10 and 13
There is a shower facility at The Club at SJC Lounge. Towels, shampoo, and soap are provided as a complimentary service with a day pass.
Terminal A & B Connector, after security, level 3, near gates A15-16
Hours: 05:00-22:00 daily
The Club at SJC lounge is free for Priority Pass and Premium class ticket holders. It is accessible to all passengers for a USD 40 fee. The day pass can be purchased at the reception desk and guests will have access to complimentary snacks and beverages, high-speed Wi-Fi and a shower facility.
Terminal A & B connector, after security, level 3, across form Gates A15
Hours: 05:00-22:00 daily
A USO facility is also available for members of the US military and their families. Use of the lounge is free, and visitors can find comfortable seating, a television, complimentary snacks and internet access.
Terminal B, before security, street Level, access from outside the terminal only
Hours: 08:00-20:00 daily
San Jose International Airport offers free Wi-Fi in all public areas at both terminals of the airport. To connect, simply choose 'sjcfreewifi' in the list of Wi-Fi networks, launch your web browser and a Wi-Fi welcome page will guide you through.
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