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


Mineta San José
International Airport – SJC

(30 miles from Gilroy)

San Francisco
International Airport – SFO

(60 miles from Gilroy)

Oakland International Airport – OAK
(65 miles from Gilroy)

San Martin Airport
(5 miles from Gilroy)

Monterey Regional Airport
(40 miles from Gilroy)

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

Valley Transit Authority (VTA)

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

Golden Taxi Cab & Agency

Garlic City Limousine

California Passport Tours