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New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train

The journey from New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train is 2,552.03 mi and takes 87 hr 57 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:45 AM and the last at 3:40 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train for as little as $118.50 or as much as $386.44. The best price for this journey is $118.50.

Lowest Price$118.50
Journey Duration87 hr 57 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$118.50
Highest Price$386.44
First Departure6:45 AM
Last Departure3:40 PM
Distance2,552.03 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalSan Jose, CA
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to San Jose, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?

Prices will vary when you travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $257.22 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $118.50, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from New York, NY 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 $257.22. 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 much time will it take to go from New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train?

Traveling from New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train will usually take 87 hr 57 min. This journey covers a distance of 2,552.03 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 87 hr 57 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from New York, NY to San Jose, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between New York, NY and San Jose, CA will complete the journey in 78 hr 14 min. On average, it will take you about 87 hr 57 min to travel the 2,552.03 mi between New York, NY and San Jose, CA.

What time are the departures from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from New York, NY to San Jose, CA leaving at 6:45 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 3:40 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. The first departure of the night from New York, NY to San Jose, CA leaves at 6:45 AM, while the last journey sets out at 3:40 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between New York, NY and San Jose, CA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?

In New York, NY, departure stations include Newark Liberty Airport Station,John F. Kennedy International Airport, JFK,New York Penn Station,New York Port Authority,LaGuardia Airport (LGA). When you arrive in San Jose, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as San Jose Diridon Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from New York, NY to San Jose, CA are there every day?

You will be able to travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from New York, NY to San Jose, CA using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from New York, NY to San Jose, CA each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 6 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY 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 New York, NY 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 New York, NY to San Jose, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY 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 New York, NY 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 New York, NY to San Jose, CA

The cheapest New York, NY - San Jose, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $178.09 if you’re lucky, or $267.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $421.20.

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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New York, NY to San Jose, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
287.5kg
Bus
308.03kg
Flight
821.42kg
Car
657.14kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA are 287.5kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA? By taking the train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA you will save 533.92kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 20.53kg compared to a bus and 369.64kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?
A train ticket from New York, NY to San Jose, CA is $257.22. 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 $118.50.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to San Jose, CA is $118.50. 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 New York, NY and San Jose, CA by train?
New York, NY to San Jose, CA is 2,552.03 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA take?
New York, NY to San Jose, CA is on average 87 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 78 hr 14 min.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?
New York, NY to San Jose, CA has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to San Jose, CA leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to San Jose, CA departs at 6:45 AM. 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 New York, NY to San Jose, CA depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to San Jose, CA departs at 3:40 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 New York, NY 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 $118.50 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 New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA is 78 hr 14 min.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to San Jose, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and San Jose, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to San Jose, CA by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to San Jose, CA creates 287.5kg of CO2 emissions.

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