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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Burbank to San Jose?

Lowest Price$50.00
Fastest Train8h 42m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Burbank to San Jose

Monthly average prices

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Burbank to San Jose?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Burbank 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Burbank to San Jose?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $54.43 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Burbank to San Jose. By booking your trip 2 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.74 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between Burbank and San Jose is approximately 296 miles, or 477 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 42 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 Burbank 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 Wednesday 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 Burbank at 1:00am 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.

How many trains per day run from Burbank to San Jose?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Burbank to San Jose. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Jose to Burbank. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Burbank to San Jose for $24.99.

What train services are there from Burbank to San Jose?

2 train services operate from Burbank to San Jose. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak610h 10m$57.83
Amtrak Coast Starlight19h 42m$55.20

Where is the train station in Burbank?

There is one train station in Burbank:

  • 3750 Empire 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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