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|Fastest Train||7h 31m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Barbara to San Jose right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Santa Barbara to San Jose?
What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara to San Jose?
In the last month, £46.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Barbara, CA to San Jose, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £11.32 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Santa Barbara to San Jose?
The distance between Santa Barbara and San Jose is approximately 236 miles, or 380 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 31 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 Santa Barbara to San Jose are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Santa Barbara at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 08:00. 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 Santa Barbara to San Jose?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Santa Barbara to San Jose. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
Which train should you take from Santa Barbara to San Jose?
2 train services operate from Santa Barbara, California to San Jose, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Where is the train station in Santa Barbara?
There are two stations in Santa Barbara where you can board the train to San Jose:
- 209 State St
- University Plaza
Where is the train station in San Jose?
San Jose has one train station:
- Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
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