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San Jose Airport Taxis and Transfers

Reliable San Jose Airport Taxi Services


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Reliable and Personalised San Jose Airport Taxis

San Jose International Airport is the second busiest airport in the San Fransisco Bay Area but still receives millions of passengers annually. If you’re looking for the fastest and most convenient transportation option to reach your accommodation or the downtown area, pre-booking your San Jose airport taxi with Welcome Pickups will definitely do the trick.

Trip preparation and travelling can be stressful for many people. Spending only a few minutes to book a private, personalised San Jose airport taxi with Welcome Pickups will take a lot of the stress off and ensure a smooth travel experience from the moment you land at the airport. Once you reach the arrivals hall, you’ll be greeted warmly by a professional, friendly driver, who has been handpicked and trained to offer you a memorable ride to your accommodation. Welcome Pickups ensures a safe and reliable service by sending you an email with your driver’s contact information and photo beforehand. Your driver will also be holding a sign with your name on it so you’ll definitely know they’re there for you.

After meeting with your driver, you can simply relax and enjoy the quick ride to the downtown area and your accommodation. If you want, your driver will be happy to make recommendations about places to eat, must-see attractions, and lesser-known spots that might not be mentioned in travel guides. To extend your stress-free experience, before reaching your destination, you can ask your driver to help you book a return transfer back to the airport; that way you’ll be able to focus solely on making the best memories during your trip!


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
53 €
64 €
135 €
162 €
38 MIN
145 €
174 €
46 MIN

San Jose Airport Taxi Fleet Operated by Welcome

Whether it’s your first time visiting San Jose or you’ve been there before, it’s always exciting to share the first moments of your trip with the people you’re travelling with. Welcome’s San Jose taxi fleet will ensure that you and your party will be comfortable during the ride to your accommodation. Our modern sedans are perfect for up to 4 passengers and will take you smoothly to your destination. If your group is bigger, our spacious minivans can accommodate up to 8 passengers and their luggage comfortably. If you’re travelling with young children, both options are perfectly safe; you can either use your own baby/child seat or request one from us upon booking.

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Getting to San Jose City Centre with your San Jose Airport Taxi

San Jose Airport is within city limits and it’s located approximately 6.5 kilometres northwest of the downtown area. The trip by taxi should take about 12 minutes in light traffic and you can track the route on your mobile. Once your driver exits the airport parking area, they will head northwest on Airport Blvd. They’ll then use the right 2 lanes to turn slightly right to stay on Airport Blvd, then use the right 2 lanes to turn slightly right onto Airport Pkwy, and turn right onto Matrix Blvd/Technology Pl. They will then turn right onto N 4th St and, after about 4 kilometres, they’ll turn left onto E Santa Clara St to enter downtown San Jose. Depending on the exact location of your accommodation, your driver will then follow local roads to reach your destination.

Why Choose a Welcome Taxi from San Jose CA Airport

How to get from the airport to the city is among the first things you’ll probably research when you plan your trip. If you’re not a frequent traveller, you’re travelling with young children or you simply wish to keep things simple and comfortable, the best choice is to book your San Jose taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups and upgrade your travel experience. Even if your travel plans change, Welcome’s flexible cancellation policy has got you covered; you can change or cancel your booking as needed. Your booking will be pre-paid so you won’t need to worry about carrying cash as soon as you land and instead of looking for the bus stop or waiting in endless queues for a taxi, you’ll have a professional driver and a private vehicle waiting for you upon arrival, ensuring a smooth, stress-free travel experience.

Fare for a Taxi from San Jose CA Airport

Official San Jose Airport taxis are regulated by the state and drivers are required to use a taximeter for the entire ride. The rates might differ among the various operators that offer taxi services in the city and the total fare also depends on distance and traffic conditions. A standard taxi from San Jose Airport to the downtown area should cost approximately $20 (€‎19) for up to 4 passengers. To ensure a competitive flat rate and top-notch door-to-door service, you can pre-book your San Jose airport taxi with Welcome Pickups and enjoy peace of mind!

Frequently asked questions

How do San Jose airport taxis calculate their fares?

Taxis at San Jose Airport are required to use a taximeter. The total fare for the ride depends on distance, traffic conditions, and any additional fees that might apply per operator, such as luggage fees.

Where will I find my Welcome driver?

Your Welcome driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of San Jose Airport, as soon as you exit the baggage claim area. They will be holding a sign with your name on it and you’ll have received their contact information and photo in advance so it should be easy to spot them among the crowd.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

Even in case of an unexpected flight delay, your Welcome transfer will still be operated at the new arrival time. When you make your booking, you’ll be asked to submit your flight number; make sure to note it down correctly as your driver will monitor the flight and will be informed in case there’s a delay, so they’ll always be there when you land.

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