Cheap train tickets from Kansas City to San Jose

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How much are train tickets from Kansas City to San Jose?

Lowest Price£146.41
Fastest45h 53m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Kansas City to San Jose?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Kansas City to San Jose is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kansas City to San Jose was £150.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £155.09 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Kansas City to San Jose?

The distance between Kansas City and San Jose is approximately 1482.59 miles, or 2385.40 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 47 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 hours and 53 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Kansas City to San Jose?

On Monday trains from Kansas City to San Jose are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Kansas City to San Jose

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to San Jose. One train carrier operates regular service on the Kansas City to San Jose route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Kansas City to San Jose, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Kansas City 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 Coach tickets from Kansas City to San Jose, which start at £109.05.

One train company connects Kansas City to San Jose

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Kansas City to San Jose start from £146.41, and on average cost £240.82. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Kansas City leaves from Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Kansas City to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 47 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £309.22 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.

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Avg. Time
1d 23h 3m
Avg. Price
£240.82

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Kansas City on their way to San Jose. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Kansas City are:
  • Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in San Jose from Kansas City. These are the busiest arriving stations in San Jose:
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St