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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Santa Clara to Fairfield. Traveling by train from Santa Clara to Fairfield usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can make the trip in 2 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance62 mi (100 km)
Fastest train2h 4m
Lowest price$37.63
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Corridor
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Clara to Fairfield?

In the last month, C$39.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Clara, CA to Fairfield, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$0.63 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Santa Clara to Fairfield by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$39 whenever you decide to board the train to Fairfield.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Santa Clara to Fairfield remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Santa Clara to Fairfield?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the one and only train line which connects Santa Clara, California to Fairfield, California. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor72h 15m$40.07

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Clara to Fairfield during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Santa Clara to Fairfield?

The distance between Santa Clara and Fairfield is approximately 62 miles, or 100 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 4 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Santa Clara to Fairfield are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Santa Clara at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Santa Clara to Fairfield?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Fairfield. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fairfield to Santa Clara.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Santa Clara?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Santa Clara where you can board the train to Fairfield.

Train stations in Santa Clara:

  • 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr

Where is the train station in Fairfield?

Arrival stations

Fairfield has one train station.

Need a return trip from Fairfield to Santa Clara?

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