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Eugene-San Jose Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Eugene to San Jose?

Lowest Price$69.00
Fastest Train15h 45m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Eugene 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Eugene to San Jose?

In the last month, $81.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Eugene, OR to San Jose, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $98.77 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Eugene to San Jose?

The distance between Eugene and San Jose is approximately 468 miles, or 753 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 22 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 45 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 Eugene to San Jose are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 Eugene at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Eugene to San Jose?

Trains leave the station in Eugene twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to San Jose faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Jose to Eugene.

Which train should you take from Eugene to San Jose?

2 train services operate from Eugene, Oregon to San Jose, California. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 4h 24m$110.84
Amtrak Coast Starlight116h 44m$77.95

Amtrak train tickets from Eugene to San Jose start from $100, and on average cost $111. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Jose. Amtrak in Eugene leaves from 433 Willamette St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, From Eugene to San Jose train travel on Amtrak takes 28 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to travel to San Jose on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $112 for a one-way weekend reservation from Eugene.

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Eugene to San Jose start from $69, and on average cost $78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to San Jose. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Eugene leaves from 433 Willamette St, And in San Jose trains arrive at Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, From Eugene to San Jose train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 16 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Jose faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 45 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 $79 for a one-way weekend reservation from Eugene.

Where is the train station in Eugene?

There is one train station in Eugene:

  • 433 Willamette St

Where is the train station in San Jose?

San Jose has one train station:

  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St

Price trends for trains from Eugene to San Jose

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$200$160$120$80$403020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Eugene, OR to San Jose, CA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

LON

August 31, 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: Excellent attendant service. Cons: Some section of tracks need improvement. A lot of jerky movement. Difficult to sleep. and yes, I have prior experience with train traveling. Only occasional WIFI. Pros: Excellent attendant service. Cons: Some section of tracks need improvement. A lot of jerky movement. Difficult to sleep. and yes, I have prior experience with train traveling. Only occasional WIFI.

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