The distance between San Jose to South Lake Tahoe is 151.77 miles or 244.19 km. A train trip from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe typically takes 6 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 38 minutes to get from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe.
Going from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe 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 Tuesday trains from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe start from $66.00, and on average cost $67.00. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to South Lake Tahoe. Amtrak in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in South Lake Tahoe trains arrive at Transp Ctr and one other train station.
From San Jose to South Lake Tahoe train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 38 minutes.