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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Richmond, CA to Oakland, CA?

Lowest Price£4.32
Fastest Train0h 21m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, £4.48 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, CA to Oakland, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £2.82 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Oakland?

The distance between Richmond and Oakland is approximately 10 miles, or 16 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Oakland.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Oakland are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Richmond at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Richmond to Oakland?

There are 13 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Richmond to Oakland.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oakland to Richmond.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Oakland?

There are 3 train lines with service from Richmond, California to Oakland, California. Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 39m£9.42
Amtrak Capitol Corridor90h 25m£5.47
Amtrak San Joaquins30h 33m£4.71

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There is one train station in Richmond:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

Where is the train station in Oakland?

Oakland receives travelers from Richmond at its two active train stations:

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

Price trends for trains from Richmond to Oakland

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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