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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from San Jose to Reno?

Lowest price£38.03
Fastest train6h 45m
Trains per day2
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from San Jose to Reno 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.

Can you take a train all the way from San Jose to Reno?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from San Jose to Reno. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from San Jose to Reno?

In the last month, £47.38 was the average price of a train ticket from San Jose, CA to Reno, NV. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £14.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from San Jose to Reno?

The distance between San Jose and Reno is approximately 188 miles, or 303 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 45 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from San Jose to Reno 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 Monday 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 San Jose at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. 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 San Jose to Reno?

Trains leave the station in San Jose twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Reno to San Jose. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from San Jose to Reno for £16.74.

Which train should you take from San Jose to Reno?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects San Jose, California to Reno, Nevada. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak28h 56m£51.93

Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to Reno start from £38, and on average cost £52. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Reno. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St, From San Jose to Reno train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Reno faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 45 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £52 for a one-way train ticket to Reno.

Price trends for trains from San Jose to Reno

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from San Jose, CA to Reno, NV

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

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6 September 2019 - Couples trip

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