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How to get to Oakland by train

Routes229
Trips per day848
train lines4
Stations2
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What train companies travel to Oakland, California?

Located in California, Oakland is accessible by train from 229 other cities. You can choose from 848 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Oakland on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Coach tickets to Oakland are also available..

Train companies serving Oakland

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21513h 56m£50.41
Amtrak Coast Starlight268h 16m£35.28
Amtrak Capitol Corridor161h 11m£14.02
Amtrak San Joaquins133h 26m£17.68

Frequently Asked Questions

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

£4.02 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Oakland, 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 Oakland. In the last month, trains from Richmond to Oakland had the lowest average price at £4.96.

Where is the train station in Oakland, CA?

The busiest train station in Oakland is 245 Second St. As Oakland's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave.

Which train service has the best service to Oakland?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Oakland by train with Amtrak Capitol Corridor giving them a 5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Capitol Corridor had the most comfortable train service to Oakland taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers. They rate Amtrak Capitol Corridor a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Oakland punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak San Joaquins has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Oakland, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Oakland, CA?

The closest airport to Oakland is Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport (OAK), it is located 6.4 miles from the city center of Oakland.

Is Oakland a popular train travel destination?

Oakland ranks number 28 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 257 in United States. Oakland ranks number 7 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Oakland via train service. On average 266 direct daily train trips serve Oakland.

What is the population of Oakland?

The population of Oakland is 419267. Oakland ranks number 13 in terms of population in California and number 112 in all of United States.

What type of traveler does Oakland attract?

People who take the train to Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland?

The closest train station to the city center of Oakland is 245 Second St, located just 0.7 miles away. Select 245 Second St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Oakland. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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