SAP Center

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Formerly known as HP Pavilion and San Jose Arena. Home of the San Jose Sharks NHL and San Jose Barracuda AHL.

VTA Light Rail

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The nearest station is San Fernando Station, which is located a block south of the SAP Center on San Fernando Street at Delmas Street. This station is normally served by Mountain View - Winchester Mountain View - Winchester line with direct service from Campbell, Downtown San Jose, North Santa Clara and Mountain View.

VTA now provides special light rail trains from Santa Teresa and South San Jose directly to San Jose Diridon Station before (and return service after) Sharks home games.

If special service is not available, riders on the Alum Rock - Santa Teresa Alum Rock - Santa Teresa line can transfer to Mountain View - Winchester trains at Convention Center Station (San Jose), or simply get off at Santa Clara Station in downtown San Jose and walk west for 1/2 mile on Santa Clara Street to SAP Center.

Riders are encouraged to use Clipper or purchase 8-hour excursion pass to avoid lines to buy tickets after the event.

Amtrak/Altamont Corridor Express

The nearest stop for Amtrak and Altamont Corridor Express is San Jose Diridon Station. Neither provide special service for SAP Center events.


SAP Center is located one block north of Caltrain's San Jose Diridon Station. There's no special service to the games, but Caltrain may delay train #197 and #451 up to 15 minutes after Sharks games.


BART riders can transfer to VTA 181 bus at Warm Springs/South Fremont Station or Caltrain at Millbrae Station to get to SAP Center.


VTA lines 22 and 522 stop on Santa Clara Street by SAP Center. All other buses stop at the nearby San Jose Diridon Station. Immediately after Sharks home games, line 22 buses will stop at San Jose Diridon Station because of road closure on Santa Clara St.

Monterey-Salinas Transit

Amtrak Thruway Express: Presidio of Monterey (Weekend) – Monterey Transit Plaza – Sand City – Gilroy – Morgan Hill – San Jose Diridon
Amtrak Thruway: Mee Memorial Hospital – Ryan Ranch – Salinas Transit Center – Gilroy – San Jose Airport – San Jose Diridon

Santa Cruz METRO

Santa Cruz - San Jose Diridon Station (Weekday/weekend) - San Jose State University (Weekday)


Free shuttle: San Jose Diridon Station - Downtown San Jose
Eastridge Transit Center - Palo Alto Station
Almaden Valley (Almaden and Camden) - San Jose State University
Almaden Station - McKee and White
Meridian and Kooser - 13th & Hedding
Gilroy Station - San Jose Diridon Station
Express: Gilroy Station - San Jose Diridon Station
Express: Warm Springs Station - San Jose Diridon Station (via Great Mall on weekends)
Rapid: Eastridge Transit Center - Palo Alto Station