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San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train

The journey from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train is 386.5 mi and takes 16 hr 45 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:15 AM and the last at 10:35 PM. It is possible to travel from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train for as little as $74.90 or as much as $151.18. The best price for this journey is $74.90.

Lowest Price$74.90
Journey Duration16 hr 45 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$74.90
Highest Price$151.18
First Departure12:15 AM
Last Departure10:35 PM
Distance386.5 mi
DepartureSan Jose, CA
ArrivalPalm Springs, CA
CarriersAmtrak

San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train?

On average, a train ticket from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA will cost you $96.35. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $74.90. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $96.35 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA.

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

The journey between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA by train is approximately 386.5 mi. It will take you more or less 16 hr 45 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA will complete the journey in 12 hr 0 min. On average, it will take you about 16 hr 45 min to travel the 386.5 mi between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA.

What are the stations on the San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA. You can start your journey in San Jose, CA at stations such as San Jose Diridon Station. These connect to stations including Palm Springs, International Airport (E Tahquitz Canyon Way),Palm Springs north stop,Palm Springs Downtown in Palm Springs, CA. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA.

How many journeys from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA take place each day?

You will be able to travel from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 7 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 7 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA

The cheapest San Jose, CA - Palm Springs, 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 Palm Springs, CA by train

When travelling to Palm Springs, 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
43.54kg
Bus
46.65kg
Flight
124.4kg
Car
99.52kg
What are the CO2 emissions from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA are 43.54kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA? By taking the train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA you will save 80.86kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.11kg compared to a bus and 55.98kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA?
A train ticket from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA is $96.35. 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 $74.90.
What's the cheapest train ticket from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA is $74.90. 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 Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA by train?
San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA is 386.5 mi.
How long does the train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA take?
San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA is on average 16 hr 45 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 0 min.
How many train connections per day go from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA?
San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA leave?
The earliest train from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA departs at 12:15 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA depart?
The latest train from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA departs at 10:35 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, 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 $74.90 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 Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA is 12 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between San Jose, CA and Palm Springs, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA by train?
The train journey from San Jose, CA to Palm Springs, CA creates 43.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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