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Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train

The journey from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train is 1,610.27 mi and takes 50 hr 58 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:55 PM and the last at 6:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train for as little as $79.97 or as much as $232.38. The best price for this journey is $79.97.

Lowest Price$79.97
Journey Duration50 hr 58 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$79.97
Highest Price$232.38
First Departure6:55 PM
Last Departure6:55 PM
Distance1,610.27 mi
DepartureHouston, TX
ArrivalSan Jose, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Houston, TX to San Jose, CA Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA cost $79.97. On average, you can expect to spend around $159.09 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA.
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The prices for train tickets from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $159.09. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long will it take me to travel from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train?

The average journey time is 50 hr 58 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 1,610.27 mi from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA to take longer than 50 hr 58 min. The journey between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA runs for about 1,610.27 mi and usually takes approximately 50 hr 58 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 49 hr 40 min. If you are trying to get from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA leaving at 6:55 PM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 6:55 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA, which usually leaves at 6:55 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 6:55 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA?

You will be able to leave Houston, TX by using stations such as South Houston/Hobby Airport,Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU),Houston, TX - Greyhound Station,Houston, Gray St Parking (Bus Station). These connect you to stations including San Jose Diridon Station in San Jose, CA. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Houston, TX or in San Jose, CA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA are there every day?

The route from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Houston, TX 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA

The cheapest Houston, TX - San Jose, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to San Jose, CA by train

When travelling to San Jose, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Houston, TX to San Jose, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
181.4kg
Bus
194.36kg
Flight
518.3kg
Car
414.64kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA are 181.4kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA? By taking the train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA you will save 336.9kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 12.96kg compared to a bus and 233.24kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA?
A train ticket from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA is $159.09. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $79.97.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA is $79.97. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA by train?
Houston, TX to San Jose, CA is 1,610.27 mi.
How long does the train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA take?
Houston, TX to San Jose, CA is on average 50 hr 58 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 49 hr 40 min.
How many train connections per day go from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA?
Houston, TX to San Jose, CA has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA leave?
The earliest train from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA departs at 6:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA depart?
The latest train from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA departs at 6:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $79.97 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA is 49 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct train from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Houston, TX and San Jose, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Houston, TX to San Jose, CA by train?
The train journey from Houston, TX to San Jose, CA creates 181.4kg of CO2 emissions.

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