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|Fastest Train||9h 25m|
|Trains Per Day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Santa Ana to San Jose during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
Can you take a train all the way from Santa Ana to San Jose?
What is the price of a train ticket from Santa Ana to San Jose?
In the last month, $60.28 was the average price of a train ticket from Santa Ana, CA to San Jose, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $3.26 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Santa Ana to San Jose?
The distance between Santa Ana and San Jose is approximately 336 miles, or 540 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 25 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Santa Ana to San Jose are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Santa Ana at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Santa Ana to San Jose?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Santa Ana to San Jose?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Santa Ana, California to San Jose, California. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.
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Amtrak train tickets from Santa Ana to San Jose start from $53, and on average cost $61. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Santa Ana leaves from Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, From Santa Ana to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 25 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $60 for a one-way train ticket to San Jose.
Where is the train station in Santa Ana?
There is one train station in Santa Ana:
- Reg Transp Ctr - 1000 E Santa Ana Blvd
Where is the train station in San Jose?
San Jose has one train station:
- Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
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