Cheap San Francisco to Santa Clara train tickets

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How much are San Francisco to Santa Clara train tickets?

Lowest Price$23.50
Fastest1h 49m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Clara ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Clara 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 San Francisco to Santa Clara was $23.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.50 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 San Francisco to Santa Clara ? How far is San Francisco to Santa Clara ?

The distance between San Francisco to Santa Clara is 38.64 miles or 62.18 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Santa Clara typically takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Clara faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 49 minutes to get from San Francisco to Santa Clara.

Getting to Santa Clara from San Francisco by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Santa Clara from San Francisco is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Santa Clara and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Tuesday trains from San Francisco to Santa Clara 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Francisco to Santa Clara

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Santa Clara. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Santa Clara route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Santa Clara, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Santa Clara, 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.

One train carrier connects San Francisco to Santa Clara

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Santa Clara start from $23.50, and on average cost $23.92. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Santa Clara. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and one other station. And in Santa Clara trains arrive at 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr and one other train station.

From San Francisco to Santa Clara train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Clara faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 49 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.00 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Clara.

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Avg. Time
2h 36m
Avg. Price
$23.92

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Santa Clara that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Santa Clara. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr, Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave.
  • 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr
  • Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave