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VTA to Avaya Stadium

Get to Avaya Stadium the Easy Way!

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Remember, the key to a great game day experience is to plan ahead:
  1. Call VTA Customer Service for your personalized trip plan at (408) 321-2300 or use VTA's online Trip Planner (above);
  2. Purchase your Clipper card and load with cash or purchase your mobile ticket through VTA's mobile app, EventTIK (Android and Apple phones only. Download the App now and pre-purchase your fare. 
  3. Hop on board and enjoy the ride!

special event preloaded clipper card

Bus Service

Customers can access Avaya Stadium for all events and stadium tours using Line 10 service. Line 231 service will ONLY be provided for select events to alleviate larger crowds. Please check the Line 231 schedule for event specific information.

Line 10 (Santa Clara Transit Center to Metro Airport LRT Station via San Jose International Airport) -  Regular service operates every 30 minutes on evenings and weekends when most Avaya Stadium events will be held with connections to VTA Light Rail and Caltrain.

Line 231 (Downtown San Jose to Avaya Stadium) - Special pre-event buses operate every 15 minutes starting 2 hours before the event, with post game service operating until 1 hour after the event and connects to VTA Light Rail at First St. & Santa Clara St. After the event, buses pick up on Earthquake Way (view route map).  **Line 231 service will ONLY be provided for select events to alleviate larger crowds. Please check the Line 231 schedule for event specific information.***

Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers May 6th

Schedule information will be available at least 5 days prior to the event.

 

Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers May 6th

Schedule information will be available at least 5 days prior to the event.

How to Pay Your Fare on Game Day:

When riding VTA Bus Line 231 to the stadium, you can use your Clipper card or Cash to pay for each ride.

Pass Type

Adult 

Youth 

Senior/Disabled 

Line 231 Single Ride (one-way):  

$2

$1.75

$1

Line 231 Round Trip - Regular Bus Fare (EventTIK only): 

$4

$3.50

$2

Line 231 Day Pass - Regular Bus/Light Rail Fare (Clipper only):  

$6

$5

$2.50

Single Ride - Purchase a single ride fare onboard a VTA bus.  

Clipper Card - Day Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value* can be added to Clipper Cards at light rail Ticket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative officeEach rider must have their own Clipper Card and make sure you have enough value* loaded to get to and from the game. 

EventTik - You can download VTA's EventTIK mobile fare app* and purchase a round trip pass or a VTA Day Pass for everybody who are traveling together. There is a 50 cent service fee for each transaction. You can download the app now and pre-purchase your fare for any game listed.

*In Addition, you can add value to your card by visiting clippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the postgame schedule for my bus?
A: Return service will begin after the end of the event to get customers back to their starting point. Also, once a bus leaves, another will be by shortly after to fill and keep people moving. This service will be available on Bus Line 231 until 1 hour after the game. Bus Line 10 will run on a normal schedule. 

Q: Will there be enough buses for each of the times listed to accommodate everyone who shows up?
A: Yes, we will use multiple buses as needed to ensure that everyone gets a ride to and from the stadium.

Q: I have never used VTA before. Will there be any VTA staff out on the event day in case I have questions?
A: Yes, we will have ambassadors at the stadium at key bus locations answering questions and helping customers reach their destination. You can plan your trip by calling VTA Customer Service before game day.

Q: I am coming from Caltrain, where can I connect with VTA to get to Avaya Stadium?
A: VTA connects with Caltrain at the Mtn. View, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara Stations. You can transfer from the Santa Clara Caltrain Station to VTA Bus Line 10 to get to the stadium.A special Caltrain/VTA Day Pass is available for purchase at the Caltrain platform. Please go to www.caltrain.com/events for more information. 

Q: How do I pay for my fare?
A: We suggest getting a Clipper card which you can load cash value to use on all VTA services. Each rider must have their own Clipper card and make sure to have enough value loaded to get to and from the game. A second option is to download VTA's EventTIK mobile fare app and purchase a VTA Day Pass or Round Trip Regular Bus Fare for everybody who is traveling together. There is a 50 cent service fee for each transaction. A third option is to purchase a single ride fare on board the bus.

Where to board @ Avaya

 

  • Overview
  • Get to Avaya Stadium the Easy Way!

    preview

    Remember, the key to a great game day experience is to plan ahead:
    1. Call VTA Customer Service for your personalized trip plan at (408) 321-2300 or use VTA's online Trip Planner (above);
    2. Purchase your Clipper card and load with cash or purchase your mobile ticket through VTA's mobile app, EventTIK (Android and Apple phones only. Download the App now and pre-purchase your fare. 
    3. Hop on board and enjoy the ride!

    special event preloaded clipper card

    Bus Service

    Customers can access Avaya Stadium for all events and stadium tours using Line 10 service. Line 231 service will ONLY be provided for select events to alleviate larger crowds. Please check the Line 231 schedule for event specific information.

    Line 10 (Santa Clara Transit Center to Metro Airport LRT Station via San Jose International Airport) -  Regular service operates every 30 minutes on evenings and weekends when most Avaya Stadium events will be held with connections to VTA Light Rail and Caltrain.

    Line 231 (Downtown San Jose to Avaya Stadium) - Special pre-event buses operate every 15 minutes starting 2 hours before the event, with post game service operating until 1 hour after the event and connects to VTA Light Rail at First St. & Santa Clara St. After the event, buses pick up on Earthquake Way (view route map).  **Line 231 service will ONLY be provided for select events to alleviate larger crowds. Please check the Line 231 schedule for event specific information.***

  • Line 231 Service
  • Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers May 6th

    Schedule information will be available at least 5 days prior to the event.

     

  • Line 10 Service
  • Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers May 6th

    Schedule information will be available at least 5 days prior to the event.

  • Fares
  • How to Pay Your Fare on Game Day:

    When riding VTA Bus Line 231 to the stadium, you can use your Clipper card or Cash to pay for each ride.

    Pass Type

    Adult 

    Youth 

    Senior/Disabled 

    Line 231 Single Ride (one-way):  

    $2

    $1.75

    $1

    Line 231 Round Trip - Regular Bus Fare (EventTIK only): 

    $4

    $3.50

    $2

    Line 231 Day Pass - Regular Bus/Light Rail Fare (Clipper only):  

    $6

    $5

    $2.50

    Single Ride - Purchase a single ride fare onboard a VTA bus.  

    Clipper Card - Day Passes are available only on Clipper Cards. Passes and cash value* can be added to Clipper Cards at light rail Ticket Vending Machines, most Walgreens stores, and VTA's Downtown Service Center and River Oaks Administrative officeEach rider must have their own Clipper Card and make sure you have enough value* loaded to get to and from the game. 

    EventTik - You can download VTA's EventTIK mobile fare app* and purchase a round trip pass or a VTA Day Pass for everybody who are traveling together. There is a 50 cent service fee for each transaction. You can download the app now and pre-purchase your fare for any game listed.

    *In Addition, you can add value to your card by visiting clippercard.com or by calling (877) 878-8883. Please register your Clipper card. For lost or stolen cards please contact Clipper Customer Service at (877) 878-8883.

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  • FAQ
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: What is the postgame schedule for my bus?
    A: Return service will begin after the end of the event to get customers back to their starting point. Also, once a bus leaves, another will be by shortly after to fill and keep people moving. This service will be available on Bus Line 231 until 1 hour after the game. Bus Line 10 will run on a normal schedule. 

    Q: Will there be enough buses for each of the times listed to accommodate everyone who shows up?
    A: Yes, we will use multiple buses as needed to ensure that everyone gets a ride to and from the stadium.

    Q: I have never used VTA before. Will there be any VTA staff out on the event day in case I have questions?
    A: Yes, we will have ambassadors at the stadium at key bus locations answering questions and helping customers reach their destination. You can plan your trip by calling VTA Customer Service before game day.

    Q: I am coming from Caltrain, where can I connect with VTA to get to Avaya Stadium?
    A: VTA connects with Caltrain at the Mtn. View, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara Stations. You can transfer from the Santa Clara Caltrain Station to VTA Bus Line 10 to get to the stadium.A special Caltrain/VTA Day Pass is available for purchase at the Caltrain platform. Please go to www.caltrain.com/events for more information. 

    Q: How do I pay for my fare?
    A: We suggest getting a Clipper card which you can load cash value to use on all VTA services. Each rider must have their own Clipper card and make sure to have enough value loaded to get to and from the game. A second option is to download VTA's EventTIK mobile fare app and purchase a VTA Day Pass or Round Trip Regular Bus Fare for everybody who is traveling together. There is a 50 cent service fee for each transaction. A third option is to purchase a single ride fare on board the bus.

  • Where to Board @ Avaya
  • Where to board @ Avaya

     

Future Events 

Customers can access Avaya Stadium for all events and stadium tours using Line 10 service. Line 231 service will ONLY be provided for select events to alleviate larger crowds. Please check the Line 231 schedule for event specific information.
 
Event Date Start Time Service Availability
Line 10 Line 231
Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers May 6 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Orlando City SC May 17 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy May 27 7:00 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Sporting Kansas City June 17 6:00 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Real Salt Lake June 24 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Colorado Rapids July 29 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Columbus Crew SC August 5 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Philadelphia Union August 19 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Houston Dynamo September 16 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Chicago Fire September 27 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers September 30 7:30 p.m. Regular TBD
Earthquakes vs. Minnesota United FC October 22 1:00 p.m. Regular TBD