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Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

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Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

I have a training class in Santa Clara next week and am trying to find the best place to stay. San Jose downtown has some good rates, while Santa Clara hotels are high. How is the AM commute from downtown into Santa Clara? How about from Milpitas or Mountain View?

Thanks for any insights!

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1. Re: Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

I don't have the exact information for you, but I find that 511.org has great real time traffic information. You could take a look at 511.org at the same time as your upcoming weekday meeting and see how the traffic grid looks.

San Jose is very close to Santa Clara.

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2. Re: Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

Downtown SJ is the closest to Santa Clara of the 3 places you mention. 101 is usually packed and you most likely will not use it anyway depending on where you are going.

Look for directions on both Yahoo and Google maps. Yahoo sometimes gives better directions .

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3. Re: Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

Milpitas would not be a good choice. It is on the opposite end of San Jose, and would be the longest drive in. Downtown to santa Clara would not be a bad commute. 101 does go a bit slow but generalls keepas moving. You'd be going around 5 miles in a straight shot to Santa Clara. The Santa Clara Marriott is nice and has plenty of places to eat very close by. See if it fits your budget. Mountain View would also be a decent choice.

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4. Re: Morning Commute from DT San Jose to Santa Clara?

Sunnyvale is also close depending where you are in Santa Clara.

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