Freedom Train Ticket Purchase Options

The 2015 Freedom Train!  We regret to announce that the Freedom Train is sold out  and there is no wait list, and tickets can NOT be re-sold!  We apologize for this inconvenience!


The date of the 2015 Freedom Train is Monday, January 19, 2015.

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The Freedom Train will run NON STOP from San Jose to San Francisco, Monday, January 19, 2015.

Cost: $10.00 per person.  In person ticket sales at the San Jose Diridon Train Station 1/19/2015: Exact change is required. Cash only.

There are no discount tickets for groups, seniors, or children. (For their safety, and the safety of others, children must have their own seat, and be under the supervision of an adult at all times).

We are both honored and pleased to have the incredible Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers Representative to the United Nations from the IPI and Golden Rule International, San Jose Council Member Ash Kalra, Pastor Danny Sanchez, and Pastor Jeff Guarascio as guest speakers on the Freedom Train!

We are also excited to have vocalists Angela Borricua (from the Center of Living with Dying), singers Janet Childs, Ronnie Grigsby, and Ayleen Augustine!

We are thrilled that for the first time ever, we will have two train cars dedicated to youth activities!

Due to limited seating, there will be no refunds.
Day passes or regular train tickets will not be accepted in place of specially printed Freedom Train Tickets. ALL tickets will be checked before boarding the Freedom Train!
The $10.00 Freedom Train Ticket is a round trip ticket that allows you to take any train back from San Francisco on the day of the Freedom Train only, after 1:00pm.

  • Departure Time: 9:45am
  • Location: San Jose Diridon Train Station located at 65 Cahill Street in San Jose, Ca. 95110.
  • Arrival Time: Approximately 11:10am.
  • Location: San Francisco at 4th and King, 700 4th Street, San Francisco 94107.

Freedom Train Tickets CANNOT be purchased from the train stations. You may either purchase them on Brown Paper Tickets at:, OR pay by check via snail mail.

Brown Paper Tickets (Will Call):

Brown Paper Ticket receipts CANNOT be used in place of specially printed Freedom Train Tickets. Please bring your Brown Paper Ticket receipt to the train station to receive your specially printed Freedom Train Ticket from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association at Will Call. PLEASE DO NOT GO INTO THE TRAIN STATION!

Pay by Check (Mail)

Please send your check payable to the MLKSCV Association, with a self addressed stamped envelope and mail it to The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley, P.O. Box 4738, San Jose, Ca. 95150

Once we receive your check, we will send your ticket/s back to you in your self-addressed stamped envelope, so PLEASE be sure to include your self-addressed stamped envelope with your check! The cutoff date for mailed ticket requests received by the Association is Saturday, January 10, 2015.

Groups and advance ticket sales: Please contact our President, Kathleen Flynn, at to make arraignments to get your advanced tickets for the Freedom Train.  All tickets must be paid for in full. Advanced ticket sales end promptly Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

ALSO Note:
Please arrive at the Diridon (San Jose) Station no later than 8:30am, as lines are long.

Seniors and persons with disabilities will be boarded on the train first.
Bullhorns are not allowed on the train.
Children must have their own ticket.

PARKING AT THE SAN JOSE TRAIN STATION IS SEVERELY LIMITED! Please use County Transit or carpool. If you choose to drive you MUST purchase your parking tickets inside the train station.

Please go to our website at to see discounts that Freedom Train ticket holders can receive the weekend before the Freedom Train in downtown San Jose restaurants, hotels, and museums.

Please contact the President, Kathleen Flynn directly at, should you have any further questions.

Thank you for your support!