The distance between Oakland to San Diego is 454.76 miles or 731.68 km. A train trip from Oakland to San Diego typically takes 18 hours, If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 49 minutes to get from Oakland to San Diego.
Going from Oakland to San Diego by train takes over 18 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from Oakland to San Diego are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 27 schedules to compare for your trip to San Diego. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to San Diego route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to San Diego, usually offering 27 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to San Diego, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Oakland to San Diego, which start at $41.48.
Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to San Diego start from $95.01, and on average cost $102.62. Daily there are 27 Amtrak schedules to San Diego. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in San Diego trains arrive at 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other train station.
From Oakland to San Diego train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Diego faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 24 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $102.73 for a one-way train ticket to San Diego.