Compare train tickets from Salinas to San Jose
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How much are train tickets from Salinas, CA to San Jose?
|Fastest Train||1h 43m|
|Trains Per Day||1|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Salinas 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 Salinas to San Jose?
In the last month, $14.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Salinas, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $3.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Salinas to San Jose?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Salinas to San Jose are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salinas at 6:00pm and arrives in San Jose about an hour later.
Is there a direct train from Salinas to San Jose?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to San Jose with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Which train should you take from Salinas to San Jose?
Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Salinas, California to San Jose, California. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Coast Starlight||1||1h 43m||$14.78|
Where is the train station in Salinas?
There is one train station in Salinas:
- 11 Station Pl
Where is the train station in San Jose?
San Jose has one train station:
- Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
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