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Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train

The journey from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train is 710.51 mi and takes 37 hr 16 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:50 AM and the last at 6:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train for as little as $113.35 or as much as $262.85. The best price for this journey is $113.35.

Lowest Price$113.35
Journey Duration37 hr 16 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$113.35
Highest Price$262.85
First Departure9:50 AM
Last Departure6:10 PM
Distance710.51 mi
DepartureSeattle, WA
ArrivalSan Jose, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train?

On average, a train ticket from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA will cost you $210.20. 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 $113.35. 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, a train ticket from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA will cost you $210.20. 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 the journey from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA take by train?

The average journey time is 37 hr 16 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 710.51 mi from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA to take longer than 37 hr 16 min. The journey between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA runs for about 710.51 mi and usually takes approximately 37 hr 16 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 24 hr 55 min. If you are trying to get from Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Seattle, WA at 9:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 6:10 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first journey of the night departs from Seattle, WA at 9:50 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:10 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Seattle, WA 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.

When traveling from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Seattle, WA from the following stations: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, SEA,Seattle 5th Ave South. Arriving at San Jose, CA, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: San Jose Diridon Station. 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 San Jose, CA.

How many daily journeys are there from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA?

The route from Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Seattle, WA 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 2 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 Seattle, WA 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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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA - 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.

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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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Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
80.04kg
Bus
85.76kg
Flight
228.69kg
Car
182.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA are 80.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA? By taking the train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA you will save 148.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.72kg compared to a bus and 102.91kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA?
A train ticket from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA is $210.20. 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 $113.35.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA is $113.35. 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 Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA by train?
Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA is 710.51 mi.
How long does the train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA take?
Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA is on average 37 hr 16 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 24 hr 55 min.
How many train connections per day go from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA?
Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA leave?
The earliest train from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA departs at 9:50 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 Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA depart?
The latest train from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA departs at 6:10 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 Seattle, WA 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 $113.35 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 Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA is 24 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct train from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA by train?
The train journey from Seattle, WA to San Jose, CA creates 80.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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