San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train

Cheap train tickets from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA

Showing times and prices for Aug 11

Cheapest

24

Average

42

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:38PMSan José Diridon Station3h22 10:00PMSacramento, CA
1 transfer
241One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:38PMSan José Diridon Station3h32 10:10PMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
271One-way
06:18AMSan José Diridon Station3h04 09:22AMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
06:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h05 09:10PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
03:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h01 06:06PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way

Train schedule from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, August 11
04:30AMSan José Diridon Station6h28 10:58AMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
04:30AMSan José Diridon Station4h52 09:22AMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
04:30AMSan José Diridon Station3h40 08:10AMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
06:18AMSan José Diridon Station3h04 09:22AMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
06:18AMSan José Diridon Station4h40 10:58AMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
08:48AMSan José Diridon Station3h09 11:57AMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
11:05AMSan José Diridon Station3h11 02:16PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
03:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h01 06:06PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
04:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h05 07:10PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
06:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h05 09:10PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
06:38PMSan José Diridon Station3h22 10:00PMSacramento, CA
1 transfer
06:38PMSan José Diridon Station3h32 10:10PMSacramento Valley Station
1 transfer
08:04PMSan José Diridon Station3h45 11:49PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA

Showing times and prices for Aug 11

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

143 km

Of the 13 trains that leave San Jose, CA for Sacramento, CA every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h01 06:06PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
2nd Fastest
06:18AMSan José Diridon Station3h04 09:22AMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
06:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h05 09:10PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
04:05PMSan José Diridon Station3h05 07:10PMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way
08:48AMSan José Diridon Station3h09 11:57AMSacramento Valley Station
0 transfers
411One-way

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Overview: Train from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA cover the 88 miles (142 km) long route taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $30 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€24).

Train providers: Amtrak from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA trains

For as little as $26 (€24) you can travel by train between San Jose, CA and Sacramento, CA with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA.

San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • Average Price: $26
  • Amtrak frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA

Travel by train to Sacramento, CA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA.
FAQs
Train tickets between San Jose, CA and Sacramento, CA for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $26 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train price to come in at an average of $30 (€27)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Sacramento, CA from San Jose, CA by train to be approximately 88 miles (142 km).
On average the San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train time is 3 h 22 min  covering the 88 miles (142 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the best San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Sacramento, CA from San Jose, CA to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA. You can look to travel with Amtrak  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there are 7 trains a day from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA leaves at 11: 30 AM. The last train departing from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA leaves at 10: 05 PM. You can find the latest San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA is on average $30 (€27) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from San Jose, CA to Sacramento, CA available a few months in advance.

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