San Jose

Guides

Explore options for your commute between your home and the San Jose office.

San Jose/South Bay

VTA’s monthly pass for bus and light-rail costs $80—less than Adobe’s monthly transit subsidy—so your local transit commute is free! To get a monthly pass for VTA, load your Clipper Card via Commuter Check Direct.

Light Rail

Both the Mountain View–Winchester line and the Alum Rock–Santa Teresa line stop at the Convention Center, which is an easy walk or a short, free DASH ride from campus.

Bus

Adobe’s office is served directly by the following bus lines:
63, 65, 81, 181, 168, MST 55, MST 86

And the office is just a short walk from these lines:
522, 22, 23, 66, 68

San Francisco

Caltrain

Caltrain is free for all full-time Adobe employees. See the Caltrain Go Pass page for details.

San Francisco residents can use MUNI to get to and from the San Francisco or 22nd Street Station.

A monthly pass for Muni costs $75. Load your Clipper Card through Commuter Check Direct to pay for it using your Adobe transit subsidy.

If Muni isn’t convenient, consider getting to and from your nearest Caltrain station via commercial shuttle service.

Use the San Jose Diridon station to get to and from the San Jose office.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on Caltrain. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

Peninsula

Caltrain

Caltrain is free for all full-time Adobe employees. See the Caltrain Go Pass page for details.

Parking at Caltrain stations between SF and Diridon costs $82.50 per month. Go Pass holders must use these special instructions to purchase their monthly parking passes.

Use the San Jose Diridon station to get to and from the San Jose office.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on Caltrain. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

East Bay

Fremont BART Express (181)

VTA runs express buses from Fremont BART to the San Jose Diridon Station, with rush-hour departures every 15 minutes and travel times of about one hour.

VTA’s Express Service monthly pass costs $160. VTA monthly passes are available via Clipper Card, which can be loaded through Commuter Check Direct.

Capitol Corridor

Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor train connects the East Bay (and on to Sacramento) to the San Jose Diridon station, with rush-hour departures every hour. View the schedule. The train can be expensive, but discounted fares are available via monthly or 10-ride passes (10-ride passes are good for 45 days.) Parking cost and availability vary by station.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on all Capitol Corridor trains. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

Tri-Valley (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore)

ACE Train

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train connects Stockton, Tracy, Livermore and Pleasanton to the San Jose Diridon station, with hourly departures during commute times. View the schedule. Use Commuter Check Direct to purchase discount passes directly from ACE.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on ACE trains. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Express

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District operates the Highway 17 Express service to the San Jose Diridon station. There are two or three departures per hour during peak commute time, and the total travel time is about 80 minutes. View the schedule and stop info.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on the Highway 17 Express bus. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

South of San Jose

Caltrain

Caltrain is free for all full-time Adobe employees. See the Caltrain Go Pass page for details. Use the San Jose Diridon station to get to and from the San Jose office. Parking at Caltrain stations south of San Jose is free.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed on Caltrain. The San Jose office has secure bike parking, showers and other amenities to support your bicycle commute.

Programs

Commuter Check Direct

If you get to and from work using public transit, you can pay for it using pretax salary, and the first $100 per month is on Adobe.

Commuter Check Direct allows you to order passes, vouchers or commuter debit cards! Enter 1100 when prompted for a company ID.

Caltrain Go Pass

Adobe participates in Caltrain’s Go Pass program, which provides every full-time employee free, unlimited rides throughout the year—including weekends.

Emergency Ride Home

Your alternative commute will never leave you stranded at the office. In case of emergency, Adobe will reimburse you for an emergency ride home [PDF].

Parking & Bike Amenities

See the Parking & Transit tab of the office services page for San Jose.