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|Fastest Train||5h 14m|
|Trains Per Day||6|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to El Portal right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Oakland to El Portal?
In the last month, £28.55 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to El Portal, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Oakland to El Portal?
The distance between Oakland and El Portal is approximately 136 miles, or 219 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 14 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Oakland to El Portal are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Oakland at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 13:00. 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 Oakland to El Portal?
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Oakland to El Portal?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Oakland, California to El Portal, California. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.
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Where is the train station in Oakland?
There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to El Portal:
- 245 Second St
- Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
Where is the train station in El Portal?
El Portal has one train station:
- 11136 Hwy 140
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