Hot answers tagged

8

Interpreting Article 150 of the JR Kyushu Conditions of Carriage, no you don't have to board at the same station. You can board on any station that is ahead of the station where you made a stopover and that is on your specified route. Say I have a ticket from Nagoya to Kanazawa via Tokaido Main Line and Hokuriku Main Line. I can choose to get off at Sabae, ...


4

The Man in Seat 61 provides a guide to train travel in the US. You can look up schedules and fares on Amtrak's website, as prices vary depending on your dates. Long-distance train travel in the US takes a very long time, and if you want a sleeper, the ticket is usually more expensive than an equivalent airline ticket. By all means do it for the sake of the ...


3

Unfortunately, as you've noticed by now, the Bay Area is a mess of different transit agencies that don't really care for each other and don't have a whole lot of regard for the practicality of the rider experience. While there are efforts to improve that situation, it presents some problems for your trip. The good news is that the BART station at SFO now ...


2

The schedule is published on the train website here with the first train at 06:40 and the last at 18:00:


2

Caltrain is terribly slow, so it will take you an hour to ride from Sunnyvale to San Francisco. Evening service is quite limited, and takes even longer (1h20). Be sure to check the schedules before you leave, and plan your day. If you can't get a Clipper Card beforehand, it'll cost you $16.50 for the return trip between Sunnyvale and San Francisco. In San ...


2

Having a Clipper card would be convenient, as it can be used on BART, CalTrain, and MUNI. In your sort-duration trip, however, obtaining a Clipper card may be more trouble than it’s worth. The challenge is that while value can be easily added to a Clipper card in many locations, the card itself is harder to obtain. Some BART stations have humans in a ticket ...


1

This is unanswerable without knowing how much you'll use each mode of transport, and how far you'll go each time. Clipper is usable on BART, MUNI, and Caltrain. That sounds pretty convenient.


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible