The distance between Palm Springs and Oakland is approximately 422.34 miles, or 679.53 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 14 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 32 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.
Typically there are 12 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Palm Springs to Oakland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Palm Springs to Oakland, usually offering 12 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Palm Springs to Oakland, 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 Palm Springs to Oakland, which start at £56.74.
Amtrak train tickets from Palm Springs to Oakland start from £47.66, and on average cost £63.76. Daily there are 12 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Palm Springs leaves from SunLine Transit Stop - 3400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way and 2 other stations. And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.
From Palm Springs to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 14 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 32 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £50.61 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.