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Los Angeles to San Jose train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$64.96
Fastest time8h 0m
Trips per day37
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to San Jose train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Los Angeles to San Jose is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to San Jose were $86.37. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.95 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Los Angeles to San Jose?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Jose by train is at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 p.m. on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Jose has the most daily schedules

On average there are 37 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Jose, with an average of 35 trips per day and 700 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to San Jose. Of the 37 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Los Angeles to San Jose starts at $6.62.

2 carriers offer Los Angeles to San Jose train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Jose from $69.60. There are 35 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to San Jose and you can expect on average to pay $88.18 for a Amtrak ticket to San Jose. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to San Jose from Union Station and 3 other stations. In San Jose, Amtrak arrives at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Jose takes 10 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Jose in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 30 trips per day and you could expect to pay $79.52 for a weekend getaway trip to San Jose.

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Avg. Time
10h 55m
Avg. Price
$88.18

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to San Jose from $64.96. There are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Los Angeles to San Jose and you can expect on average to pay $79.25 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to San Jose. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to San Jose from Union Station and 1 other station. In San Jose, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to San Jose takes 9 hours and 48 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to San Jose in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $79.66 for a weekend getaway trip to San Jose.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
9h 48m
Avg. Price
$79.25

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to San Jose will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in San Jose at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St are the main train stations in San Jose for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St