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Trains from Fairfield to Oakland

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Fairfield - Oakland Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Fairfield to Oakland. Traveling by train from Fairfield to Oakland usually takes around one hour and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can make the trip in one hour and 12 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Fastest train1h 12m
Lowest price$27.24
Trains per day15
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Corridor
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Price trends for trains from Fairfield to Oakland

Average prices by travel date

$39$26$13MayMay

Monthly average prices

$32$26$19$13$6JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

$32$26$19$13$63020100

Which train should you take from Fairfield to Oakland?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the one and only train line which connects Fairfield to Oakland. However, there are 10 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor101h 19m$27.24
  • 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. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Fairfield to Oakland in about 1 hours and 19 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fairfield to Oakland during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Fairfield to Oakland?

The distance between Fairfield and Oakland is approximately 33 miles, or 53 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 12 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Fairfield to Oakland are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Fairfield at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Fairfield to Oakland?

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. 15 of these are direct connections to Oakland. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oakland to Fairfield.

City Information

Oakland

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Oakland, CA is a port city that is beginning to step out of the shadow of San Francisco, its neighbor to the west. Every visitor should start their Oakland trip in the downtown area and Old Oakland, the city's historic quarter full of quaint old buildings. While here, don't forget to take a short detour to Oakland's famous Chinatown as well. The African American Museum and Library at Oakland tells the history of Black communities in the area and is definitely worth a stop. For those who would prefer to stay close to nature, Dr. Aurelia Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park's abundance of redwood groves will offer amazing views.

Oakland's food scene is vibrant and diverse, with a wide range of offerings for all budgets. Enssaro is a popular local name with mid-range dishes that will whet your appetite. For an excellent haute-cuisine dinner, head towards The Wolf.

It's easy to get around the Bay Area on local public transit (called the BART, for Bay Area Rapid Transit). Getting to Oakland from further afield is also a breeze thanks to many intercity bus routes in the area and Amtrak's Capitol Corridor train, which stops in Oakland. Flights arrive at the Oakland International Airport, but several additional airport options in the larger Bay Area are also available.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Fairfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Fairfield.

All train stations in Fairfield:

  • 4921 Vanden Road

Where is the train station in Oakland?

245 Second St  - OAKAMT-0

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Arrival stations

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Train stations in Oakland:

  • 245 Second St

  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave

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