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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Emeryville to San Jose?

Lowest Price$17.00
Fastest Train1h 23m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Emeryville 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Emeryville to San Jose?

In the last month, $18.83 was the average price of a train ticket from Emeryville, CA to San Jose, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Emeryville and San Jose is approximately 40 miles, or 65 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 23 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Emeryville to San Jose are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 Emeryville at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Emeryville to San Jose?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Emeryville to San Jose.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Jose to Emeryville.

Which train should you take from Emeryville to San Jose?

2 train services operate from Emeryville, California to San Jose, California. Amtrak Capitol Corridor usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor51h 27m$19.00
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 36m$17.27

Where is the train station in Emeryville?

There is one train station in Emeryville:

  • 5885 Horton St

Where is the train station in San Jose?

San Jose has one train station:

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

Price trends for trains from Emeryville to San Jose

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Emeryville, CA to San Jose, CA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Vsevolod
5.0
October 4, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Very nice and relaxing train ride Very nice and relaxing train ride
Cons
WiFi was not available in business classWiFi was not available in business class
Tips
Better than flightBetter than flight

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