Train San Jose CA - Des Moines IA

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Travel information

Information about the train from San Jose to Des Moines. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from San Jose to Des Moines. Best of all, getting from San Jose to Des Moines is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $171. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from San Jose to Des Moines is through Creston. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.

San Jose
Des Moines

Tickets and schedules

Step 1
Train from San Jose CA to Creston IA

San Jose Station

Creston Station

48h 44m



Step 2

You can find the most accurate information for the route Creston IA - Des Moines IA by clicking here

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from San Jose to Des Moines?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from San Jose to Des Moines we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $171 and the most expensive one to go to Des Moines is approximately $212. .Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Creston -> Des Moines

What time is the first train from San Jose?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
San Jose -> Creston: 04:20
Creston -> Des Moines: -

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route San Jose - Des Moines?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- San Jose -> Creston
2.- Creston -> Des Moines

How far is San Jose from Des Moines?

The approximate distance between the two places is 2856 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 46h 24m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Creston -> Des Moines).

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