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San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train

The journey from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train is 316.03 mi and takes 8 hr 35 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:43 AM and the last at 10:04 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train for as little as $41.54 or as much as $48.00. The best price for this journey is $41.54.

Lowest Price$41.54
Journey Duration8 hr 35 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$41.54
Highest Price$48.00
First Departure12:43 AM
Last Departure10:04 PM
Distance316.03 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalFresno, CA
CarriersAmtrak

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How much does it cost to get from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $45.48 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $41.54, 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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On average, you can expect to spend around $45.48 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA.

How long does the journey from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA take by train?

Traveling from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train will usually take 8 hr 35 min. This journey covers a distance of 316.03 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 8 hr 35 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. The distance between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA is around 316.03 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 8 hr 35 min. However, the fastest routes between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA take 7 hr 54 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart San Diego, CA from the following stations: San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN),San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego, CA - Old Town. Arriving at Fresno, CA, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Fresno Station,Fresno California. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Fresno, CA.

How many journeys from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Diego, CA to Fresno, 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA to Fresno, 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, 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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA

The cheapest San Diego, CA - Fresno, 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 Fresno, CA by train

When travelling to Fresno, 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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San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
35.6kg
Bus
38.15kg
Flight
101.72kg
Car
81.38kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA are 35.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA? By taking the train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA you will save 66.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.55kg compared to a bus and 45.78kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA?
A train ticket from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA is $45.48. 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 $41.54.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA is $41.54. 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 San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA by train?
San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA is 316.03 mi.
How long does the train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA take?
San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA is on average 8 hr 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 54 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA?
San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA leave?
The earliest train from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA departs at 12:43 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA depart?
The latest train from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA departs at 10:04 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, 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 $41.54 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 San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA is 7 hr 54 min.
Is there a direct train from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Diego, CA and Fresno, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA by train?
The train journey from San Diego, CA to Fresno, CA creates 35.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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