Cheap train tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley


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How much are train tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley?

Lowest Price£22.23
Fastest5h 51m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley 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 Yosemite Valley was £24.47. 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 £5.35 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 Yosemite Valley?

The distance between Oakland and Yosemite Valley is approximately 146.36 miles, or 235.49 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 51 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 Yosemite Valley?

On Monday trains from Oakland to Yosemite Valley 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Oakland to Yosemite Valley?

Typically there are 12 schedules to compare for your trip to Yosemite Valley. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Yosemite Valley route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Yosemite Valley, usually offering 12 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to Yosemite Valley, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley, which start at £16.86.

One train company connects Oakland to Yosemite Valley


Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Yosemite Valley start from £22.23, and on average cost £25.93. Daily there are 12 Amtrak schedules to Yosemite Valley. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Yosemite Valley trains arrive at Camp 4 and 2 other train stations.

From Oakland to Yosemite Valley train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Yosemite Valley faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 51 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £28.77 for a one-way train ticket to Yosemite Valley.

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There are 2 train stations in Oakland with trains to Yosemite Valley. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
There are 3 different stations where trains from Oakland arrive in Yosemite Valley. 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 Yosemite Valley:
  • Camp 4
  • Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  • 9010 Curry Village Drive