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What train companies travel to Berkeley, California?

Located in California, Berkeley is accessible by train from 149 other cities. You can choose from 372 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Berkeley on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Berkeley

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13912h 29m$112.66
Amtrak Capitol Corridor151h 10m$28.59
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Amtrak Capitol Corridor

    Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage.

Which train carrier has the best service to Berkeley?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Berkeley by train with Amtrak Capitol Corridor giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Berkeley taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Berkeley punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Capitol Corridor has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Berkeley, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Berkeley?

$10.15 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Berkeley, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Berkeley. In the last month, trains from Emeryville to Berkeley had the lowest average price at $10.15.

Where is the train station in Berkeley, CA?

The main train station in Berkeley is 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Berkeley.

What is the closest airport to Berkeley, CA?

The closest airport to Berkeley is Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport (OAK), it is located 10.8 miles from the city center of Berkeley.

Is Berkeley a popular train travel destination?

Berkeley ranks number 40 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 258 in United States. Berkeley ranks number 34 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Berkeley via train service. On average 115 direct daily train trips serve Berkeley.

What is the population of Berkeley?

The population of Berkeley is 120972. Berkeley ranks number 43 in terms of population in California and number 218 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Berkeley cost?

Train tickets to Berkeley range from $10 for a short trip to Berkeley, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Berkeley starts at , and a longer trip by train to Berkeley can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $81 .

What type of traveler does Berkeley attract?

People who take the train to Berkeley are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Berkeley easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Berkeley?

The closest train station to the city center of Berkeley is 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St, located just 1.6 miles away. Select 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Berkeley. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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