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Compare train tickets from Oakland to Fresno

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Fresno?

Lowest Price£21.53
Fastest Train4h 9m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Oakland to Fresno

Average prices by travel date

£36£24£12MayJun

Monthly average prices

£40£32£24£16£8JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£40£32£24£16£83020100

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Fresno?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £23.46 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Oakland to Fresno. By booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £5.83 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Fresno?

The distance between Oakland and Fresno is approximately 156 miles, or 250 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 9 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 Fresno are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Oakland to Fresno?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Fresno. 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 Fresno to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Fresno for £14.35.

What train services are there from Oakland to Fresno?

2 train services operate from Oakland to Fresno. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 58m£28.89
Amtrak San Joaquins44h 10m£23.40

Where is the train station in Oakland?

There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to Fresno:

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

Where is the train station in Fresno?

Fresno has one train station:

  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St

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