Cheap Sacramento to San Jose  train tickets

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Amtrak Capitol Corridor
5.0
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Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Corridor report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
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5.0
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How to find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose 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 Sacramento to San Jose was $39.21. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.00 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 Sacramento to San Jose ? How far is Sacramento to San Jose ?

The distance between Sacramento to San Jose is 88.57 miles or 142.51 km. A train trip from Sacramento to San Jose typically takes 3 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Capitol Corridor. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 3 minutes to get from Sacramento to San Jose.

A train getaway to San Jose clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in San Jose before you have to hop on the train back to Sacramento. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to San Jose. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Sunday trains from Sacramento to San Jose 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor has the most connections between Sacramento to San Jose

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to San Jose. On the route to San Jose 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to San Jose, usually offering 6 trips per day. 7 train trips per day are direct connections to San Jose, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Sacramento to San Jose, which start at $16.00.

Sacramento to San Jose is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from $35.00, and on average cost $40.35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $40.11 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 21m
Avg. Price
$40.35

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Capitol Corridor train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from $40.00, and on average cost $40.00. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Capitol Corridor schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Capitol Corridor in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Capitol Corridor takes 3 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $40.00 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$40.00

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to San Jose start from $27.00, and on average cost $33.82. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From Sacramento to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $33.87 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$33.82

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to San Jose. The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There is one train station where trains arrive in San Jose from Sacramento., The busiest departure station in Sacramento serving this route is Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St