Take a break this spring and travel onboard the San Joaquins for less with our buy one, get one free sale. The San Joaquins runs multiple times daily between the San Francisco Bay Area (or Sacramento) and Bakersfield, where Amtrak Thruway buses connect you to great Southern California destinations.

Plan a trip to explore the nearby national parks including Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia and more.  Other stops along the way include Stockton, Modesto, Merced, Martinez and Fresno.

Easy Thruway bus connections to San Francisco are made at Emeryville.

Valid for Sale: February 27 - April 28, 2019

Valid for Travel: March 1 - April 30, 2019

 

Valid for one (1) free companion rail fare with the purchase of one (1) regular (full) adult rail fare. 
Valid for sale between February 27 - April 28, 2019
Valid for travel between March 1 - April 30, 2019
Blackouts apply on the following dates: April 19 and 22, 2019.
Advance reservations are required a minimum of two (2) days prior to travel. 
Valid for coach seats only. No upgrades permitted.
Seating is limited. Seats may not be available on all trains at all times. 
Fares are subject to availability.
Valid for travel on the San Joaquins and associated thruways, except not valid on the 7000-8999 thruway series. 
The free companion and full fare passenger must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together. 
Not combinable with any other discount offer.
In addition to the discount restrictions, this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. 
Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted.
Other restrictions may apply.

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