Cheap San Jose to Chico  train tickets

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How much are San Jose to Chico train tickets?

Lowest Price$34.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Jose to Chico ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Jose to Chico 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 Jose to Chico was $48.73. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 5 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.27 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 Jose to Chico ? How far is San Jose to Chico ?

The distance between San Jose to Chico is 165.27 miles or 265.91 km. A train trip from San Jose to Chico typically takes 6 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chico faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 13 minutes to get from San Jose to Chico.

Going from San Jose to Chico by train takes over 6 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 Saturday trains from San Jose to Chico 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Jose to Chico

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Chico. On the route to Chico 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Jose to Chico, usually offering 5 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Chico with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Jose to Chico, which start at $27.00.

San Jose to Chico is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to Chico start from $52.00, and on average cost $52.00. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Chico. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Chico trains arrive at 450 Orange St,

From San Jose to Chico train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chico faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 13 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $52.00 for a one-way train ticket to Chico.

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Avg. Time
7h 16m
Avg. Price
$52.00

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from San Jose to Chico start from $34.00, and on average cost $34.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Chico. Amtrak Coast Starlight in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Chico trains arrive at 450 Orange St,

From San Jose to Chico train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chico faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 13 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chico on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $34.14 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Jose.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
5h 25m
Avg. Price
$34.06
There is one train station from which trains depart San Jose on their way to Chico. The busiest departure station in San Jose serving this route is Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chico from San Jose., The busiest departure station in San Jose serving this route is 450 Orange St.
  • 450 Orange St