Caltrain currently operates local, limited stop, and Baby Bullet express services between San Francisco and San Jose Diridon Station.
Two trains are operated from Gilroy to San Jose Diridon on weekway mornings, and two trains are operated from San Jose to Gilroy on weekday evenings. Local service is provided on weekends and holidays between San Francisco and San Jose.
Purchase Caltrain tickets at stations before boarding trains. No tickets are sold on board.
NOTE: There is no special discount for SJSU students and employees. Caltrain is a
member of the Clipper START program, which provides a 50% Caltrain discount to eligible
low income San Francisco Bay Area residents. Check your eligibility for the program
on the Clipper START website.
All information regarding fares, fare types and how to purchase tickets can be access from the Caltrain website, under Fares.
Students with a SmartPass Clipper Card are eligible to load money onto their card for access to the Caltrain. Simply visit your nearest Walgreens location, light rail, or BART station to add the appropriate funds.
To find information regarding the Caltrain schedule, you can visit the Caltrain website and gain access to all current schedules for WEEKEND and WEEKDAY trains.
How To Ride
Need assistance on how to ride?
To find information on planning, purchasing tickets, and boarding, visit their website and follow the five steps listed under How To Ride.
Parking is available for Caltrain customers at most Caltrain stations. Caltrain requires that all parking customers have a Daily Parking ticket or a Monthly Parking Permit to park in all Caltrain-owned lots 24/7.
To find information on parking at your nearest Caltrain station, you can visit the website under Parking.
CalTrain is now offering a 20% off CalTrain Monthly Pass Promotion. Benefits include: a 20% off monthly pass, unlimited trips between all zones on weekends and holidays, touchless payments, AND free or discounted transfers to VTA, SamTrans, SFMTA, and Dumbarton Express! This promotion is valid until June 2023!