Cheap train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles

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How much are train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles?

Lowest Price£38.78
Fastest8h 39m
trains per day35
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Oakland to Los Angeles was £43.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £8.48 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Oakland to Los Angeles?

The distance between Oakland and Los Angeles is approximately 343.60 miles, or 552.83 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 39 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Oakland to Los Angeles?

On Monday trains from Oakland to Los Angeles 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Oakland to Los Angeles?

Typically there are 35 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. On the route to Los Angeles 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Los Angeles, usually offering 33 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Los Angeles, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles, which start at £3.87.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Oakland to Los Angeles

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles start from £38.78, and on average cost £45.41. Daily there are 33 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and 6 other train stations.

From Oakland to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 35 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £45.39 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 5m
Avg. Price
£45.41

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles start from £38.78, and on average cost £45.55. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and one other train station.

From Oakland to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 11 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £45.39 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

Toilet
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 52m
Avg. Price
£45.55

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Oakland with trains to Los Angeles. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
There are 7 different stations where trains from Oakland arrive in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Los Angeles:
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 931 S Gaffey St
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr