Getting to Gilroy

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Gilroy is centrally located at the southern gateway to Silicon Valley, about 30 miles south of San Jose, with easy freeway access to the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Coast, and Central Valley.

  • From San Jose or San Francisco: Take Highway 101 south to Gilroy
  • From Monterey Bay/Central Coast: Take Highway 1 north to 156 east to 101 north to Gilroy
  • From the Central Valley: Take Highway 152 (Pacheco Pass) west to Gilroy
  • From Southern California: Take Highway 101 or Highway 5 north to Gilroy

Driving Distances

  • San Jose: 30 miles
  • Santa Clara: 40 miles
  • Monterey/Carmel: 40 miles
  • Santa Cruz: 40 miles
  • Pinnacles National Park: 45 miles
  • San Francisco: 60 miles
  • Napa Valley: 110 miles
  • Yosemite National Park: 150 miles
  • Los Angeles: 300 miles

Airports

Mineta San José
International Airport – SJC

(30 miles from Gilroy)
408.392.3600
flysanjose.com

San Francisco
International Airport – SFO

(60 miles from Gilroy)
800.435.9736
flysfo.com

Oakland International Airport – OAK
(65 miles from Gilroy)
510.563.3300
oaklandairport.com

San Martin Airport
(5 miles from Gilroy)
408.918.7700

Monterey Regional Airport
(40 miles from Gilroy)
831.648.7000
montereyairport.com

Public Transit

The Gilroy Transit Center is located in downtown Gilroy (7150 Monterey St.) and is the central station for Cal Train service to San Francisco (Monday through Friday) and VTA bus routes throughout South County and Silicon Valley.

Cal Train
800.660.4287
caltrain.com

Valley Transit Authority (VTA)
408.321.2300
vta.org

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

  • Gilroy Premium Outlets
    618 Leavesley Rd
    Includes Tesla supercharger stations
  • Hecker Pass Plaza
    1300 S. First St
  • Gilroy Nissan-Hyundai
    400 Stutz Way

Taxi/limousine Services

24-7 Taxi Cab Company
408.848.6666
gilroytaxi.com

Golden Taxi Cab & Agency
408.842.7770

Garlic City Limousine
408.842.5466
garliccitylimo.com

California Passport Tours
408.659.0050
californiapassporttours.com