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San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train

The journey from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train is 417.38 mi and takes 21 hr 30 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:00 PM and the last at 9:10 PM. It is possible to travel from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train for as little as $160.71 or as much as $183.12. The best price for this journey is $160.71.

Lowest Price$160.71
Journey Duration21 hr 30 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$160.71
Highest Price$183.12
First Departure6:00 PM
Last Departure9:10 PM
Distance417.38 mi
DepartureSan Diego, CA
ArrivalSan Jose, CA
CarriersAmtrak

San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much do train tickets from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA. On average, though, you'll pay about $171.91 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $160.71, 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, a train ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA will cost you $171.91. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train?

The journey between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA by train is approximately 417.38 mi. It will take you more or less 21 hr 30 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA will complete the journey in 17 hr 15 min. On average, it will take you about 21 hr 30 min to travel the 417.38 mi between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA.

What time are the departures from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA, which usually leaves at 6:00 PM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 9:10 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from San Diego, CA at 6:00 PM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 9:10 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

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

You will be able to leave San Diego, CA by using stations such as San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego, CA - Old Town,San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN). 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 San Diego, CA or in San Jose, CA, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from San Diego, CA leave for San Jose, CA?

You will be able to travel from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 1 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 San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 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 San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA 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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The cheapest San Diego, CA - San Jose, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $57.48 if you’re lucky, or $102.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $183.12.

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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San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
47.02kg
Bus
50.38kg
Flight
134.34kg
Car
107.47kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA are 47.02kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA? By taking the train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA you will save 87.32kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.36kg compared to a bus and 60.45kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
A train ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is $171.91. 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 $160.71.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is $160.71. 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 San Jose, CA by train?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is 417.38 mi.
How long does the train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA take?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA is on average 21 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 17 hr 15 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA leave?
The earliest train from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA departs at 6:00 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 San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA depart?
The latest train from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA departs at 9:10 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 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 $160.71 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 San Jose, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA is 17 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct train from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA by train?
The train journey from San Diego, CA to San Jose, CA creates 47.02kg of CO2 emissions.

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