The distance between Santa Ana and San Jose is approximately 335.76 miles, or 540.22 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 13 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Santa Ana to San Jose.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Sunday. If you are planning to book travel for Sunday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to San Jose. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Ana to San Jose route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Ana to San Jose, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Ana to San Jose, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Santa Ana to San Jose, which start at $47.81.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Ana to San Jose start from $70.39, and on average cost $85.46. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Santa Ana leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,
From Santa Ana to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 13 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $86.75 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.