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Oakland-Madera Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Madera?

Lowest Price£23.74
Fastest Train3h 42m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to Madera 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 Madera?

In the last month, £29.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Madera, CA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £1.48 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Madera?

The distance between Oakland and Madera is approximately 135 miles, or 217 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 42 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 Madera are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 07:00 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.

Is there a direct train from Oakland to Madera?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Madera. 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 Madera to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Madera for £18.05.

Which train should you take from Oakland to Madera?

2 train services operate from Oakland, California to Madera, California. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 12m£33.54
Amtrak San Joaquins33h 42m£28.44

Where is the train station in Oakland?

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

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

Where is the train station in Madera?

Madera has one train station:

  • 18770 Rd 26

Price trends for trains from Oakland to Madera

Monthly average prices

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