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About Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak San Joaquins is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak San Joaquins tickets by searching Overall, Amtrak San Joaquins serves 238 routes, connecting 17 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak San Joaquins runs an average of 423 trips per day and 5,923 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $2.50 to $62.00 based on a variety of factors.

Contact Amtrak San Joaquins

Phone number: US: 1 (800) 872-7245

Amtrak San Joaquins Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
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Amtrak San Joaquins train coverage

Daily Trips423

What travelers are saying about Amtrak San Joaquins

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Amtrak San Joaquins had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 35 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 78 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 96 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 114 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 107 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 109 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 109 reviews

Amtrak San Joaquins reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak San Joaquins

(Based on 135 reviews)

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Amtrak San Joaquins passenger reviews



November 29, 2021- Visiting family

Bakersfield to Hanford

Pros: Fast arive on time and convenient no trafic driving a car and I would use it more times in thw future. Cons: Nothing i love the ride. Tips: Try it ,its safe and cheap less pollution.

Pros: Fast arive on time and convenient no trafic driving a car and I would use it more times in thw future. Cons: Nothing i love the ride. Tips: Try it ,its safe and cheap less pollution.



November 13, 2021- Solo travel

Fresno to Hanford

Pros: I like the spacious room and the ride was pleasant. Cons: To be informed of any changes to itinerary prior to arrival at the station.

Pros: I like the spacious room and the ride was pleasant. Cons: To be informed of any changes to itinerary prior to arrival at the station.



November 13, 2021- Business

Bakersfield to Sacramento

Pros: Nice. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

Pros: Nice. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.



October 2, 2021- Vacation

Bakersfield to Hanford

Pros: It wasn't crowded so my friends and I were able to talk easily. Cons: Nothing as far as Im concerned. Tips: Have your ticket ready when you board.

Pros: It wasn't crowded so my friends and I were able to talk easily. Cons: Nothing as far as Im concerned. Tips: Have your ticket ready when you board.



July 21, 2021- Vacation

Hanford to Fresno

Pros: good. Cons: more space between people during covid.

Pros: good. Cons: more space between people during covid.

Amtrak San Joaquins Routes & Network

Amtrak San Joaquins’s train network features 238 train routes that connect 17 cities serving 18 stations. On average, Amtrak San Joaquins performs about 423 train trips every day. The top cities to which Amtrak San Joaquins offers the highest number of daily train service include Fresno and Emeryville.

Top Cities Served by Amtrak San Joaquins

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Fresno712:12 pm5:19 am
Stockton712:12 pm5:57 am
Emeryville612:12 pm5:57 am
Hanford612:12 pm5:49 am
Bakersfield62:26 pm7:12 am
Merced712:12 pm4:42 am
Modesto612:12 pm5:41 am
Sacramento72:12 am6:44 am
Oakland612:12 pm5:57 am

Top States Served by Amtrak San Joaquins

StateCities ServedDaily TripsTop city

Most popular Amtrak San Joaquins routes

The train from Fresno to Emeryville is Amtrak San Joaquins’s most popular route. Trips from Fresno to Hanford and Emeryville to Stockton are also highly popular.

Top Amtrak San Joaquins routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Fresno to Emeryville53h 59m$26
Fresno to Hanford50h 32m$6
Emeryville to Stockton51h 33m$10
Richmond to Stockton51h 24m$9
Merced to Emeryville52h 51m$21
Fresno to Stockton42h 18m$20
Fresno to Bakersfield62h 8m$18
Stockton to Oakland41h 49m$10
Sacramento to Fresno13h 19m$24

Amtrak San Joaquins Cancellation Policy

All Amtrak San Joaquins tickets can be cancelled for a full refund within the first 24 hours after purchase. If more than 24 hours have passed, the cancellation policy and change fee structure for Amtrak bookings depend on the type of fare you purchased:

Saver Fare tickets: A 25% fee applies for any changes. If you cancel the trip, you will receive an eVoucher worth 75% of the original ticket price.

Value Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable up to 15 or more days before departure. If cancelled less than 14 days before departure, a 25% cancellation fee applies.

Flexible, Business and Premium Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable if cancelled or changed before departure.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable after the train has departed, so be sure to make your updates as soon as possible if your travel plans change.

If your Amtrak San Joaquins ticket is eligible for change or cancellation, you can do that by calling Amtrak’s customer service phone number at 1 (800) 872-7245. To cancel or change your booking online, simply go to and click on the “Modify Trip” tab in the upper right corner.

Wanderu also offers an affordable trip protection option by Allianz Global Assistance that you can purchase when booking your tickets. In addition to 24-hour assistance during your trip and coverage for lost or damaged baggage, trip protection can help you get your money back in case you need to cancel or change your trip. You can file a claim to have any Amtrak change or cancellation fees reimbursed if you cannot travel due to covered reasons such as illness, extreme weather, or required work shifts.

Amtrak San Joaquins Train Guide & FAQs

Do Amtrak San Joaquins trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak San Joaquins offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak San Joaquins will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak San Joaquins WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak San Joaquins trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak San Joaquins might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak San Joaquins's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak San Joaquins has 423 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak San Joaquins does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak San Joaquins requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Amtrak San Joaquins’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Amtrak San Joaquins’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak San Joaquins trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak San Joaquins trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Amtrak San Joaquins provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak San Joaquins ticket?

Amtrak San Joaquins does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak San Joaquins offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak San Joaquins goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak San Joaquins offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

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