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How much are train tickets from Tucson to San Jose?

Lowest Price$89.00
Fastest Train23h 0m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson 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 Tucson to San Jose?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tucson to San Jose. 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 Tucson to San Jose?

In the last month, $92.77 was the average price of a train ticket from Tucson, AZ to San Jose, CA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Tucson and San Jose is approximately 715 miles, or 1150 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours,

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 Tucson to San Jose are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Friday 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 Tucson at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Tucson to San Jose?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Jose to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to San Jose for $215.00.

Which train should you take from Tucson to San Jose?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tucson, Arizona to San Jose, California. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak81d 0h 2m$95.10

Where is the train station in Tucson?

There is one train station in Tucson:

  • 400 N Toole Ave

Where is the train station in San Jose?

San Jose has one train station:

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

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