The distance between San Jose to Merced is 77.19 miles or 124.20 km. A train trip from San Jose to Merced typically takes 4 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 35 minutes to get from San Jose to Merced.
Going from San Jose to Merced by train takes over 4 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 Sunday trains from San Jose to Merced 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.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Merced. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Jose to Merced route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Jose to Merced, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Jose to Merced, 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 San Jose to Merced, which start at $26.00.
Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to Merced start from $20.00, and on average cost $21.16. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Merced. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Merced trains arrive at 324 W 24th St,
From San Jose to Merced train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Merced faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 35 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $21.13 for a one-way train ticket to Merced.