Cheap Fresno to Santa Cruz train tickets

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Lowest Price$35.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Fresno to Santa Cruz ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Fresno to Santa Cruz 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 Fresno to Santa Cruz was $35.00. 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 $6.50 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 journey from Fresno to Santa Cruz ? How far is Fresno to Santa Cruz ?

The distance between Fresno to Santa Cruz is 125.89 miles or 202.55 km. A train trip from Fresno to Santa Cruz typically takes 14 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 35 minutes to get from Fresno to Santa Cruz.

Going from Fresno to Santa Cruz by train takes over 14 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Fresno to Santa Cruz 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 most connections between Fresno to Santa Cruz

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Cruz. One train carrier operates regular service on the Fresno to Santa Cruz route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fresno to Santa Cruz, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Fresno to Santa Cruz, 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 Bus tickets from Fresno to Santa Cruz, which start at $14.00.

One train carrier connects Fresno to Santa Cruz

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Fresno to Santa Cruz start from $35.00, and on average cost $42.11. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Santa Cruz. Amtrak in Fresno leaves from Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St, And in Santa Cruz trains arrive at Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave,

From Fresno to Santa Cruz train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 35 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $43.38 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Cruz.

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Avg. Time
14h 54m
Avg. Price
$42.11

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There is one train station from which trains depart Fresno on their way to Santa Cruz. The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St.
  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Santa Cruz from Fresno., The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave.
  • Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave