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Journey details

Best price 192$
Journey duration 59 h 56 min
Connections per day 4
First departure: 13:45
Last departure: 15:00
Distance 2957km

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Which companies serve the route from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA?

To get to San Jose, CA by train, you can rely on Amtrak, only an example among all our partners.

How much are the train tickets from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA for 192,00 $. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to San Jose, CA cost on average 218,50 $.

Trains from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA


Especially when travelling alone, such long journeys can be extremely boring. The plane is in this case the perfect alternative: if you can book in advance, low cost airlines can offer tickets to San Jose, CA even cheaper than train tickets.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA?

You can take the train to San Jose, CA at Chicago, IL, which arrives at San Jose, CA.

Travelling by train to San Jose, CA from Chicago, IL: how many daily connections are there?

4 train connections exist to reach San Jose, CA from Chicago, IL per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 4 routes with at least a change versus zero direct lines. So you will have to take another train.

How long will it take you from Chicago, IL to San Jose, CA by train and when do the trains leave?

On average, it takes 65 hours and 1 minute to get to San Jose, CA by train, but you will need 54 hours and 48 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 13:12, whereas the last one leaves Chicago, IL at 15:12.

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