Cheap San Luis Obispo to San Jose  train tickets

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Luis Obispo to San Jose 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 Luis Obispo to San Jose was $51.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.73 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 Luis Obispo to San Jose ? How far is San Luis Obispo to San Jose ?

The distance between San Luis Obispo to San Jose is 157.67 miles or 253.69 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to San Jose typically takes 9 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Coast Starlight. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 36 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to San Jose.

Going from San Luis Obispo to San Jose by train takes over 9 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 Friday trains from San Luis Obispo to San Jose 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Luis Obispo to San Jose

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to San Jose. On the route to San Jose 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Luis Obispo to San Jose, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves San Jose with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

San Luis Obispo to San Jose is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to San Jose start from $50.00, and on average cost $57.42. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From San Luis Obispo to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 36 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $57.38 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.

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Avg. Time
10h 57m
Avg. Price
$57.42

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from San Luis Obispo to San Jose start from $34.00, and on average cost $34.35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Coast Starlight in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St,

From San Luis Obispo to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 4 hours and 36 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $34.22 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 36m
Avg. Price
$34.35

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to San Jose that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Luis Obispo serving this route is 1011 Railroad Ave, 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113
There is one train station where trains arrive in San Jose from San Luis Obispo., The busiest departure station in San Luis Obispo serving this route is Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St