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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Burbank to Oakland?

Lowest Price€42.37
Fastest Train8h 57m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burbank 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Burbank to Oakland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Burbank to Oakland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Burbank to Oakland?

In the last month, €46.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Burbank, CA to Oakland, CA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €9.71 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Burbank to Oakland?

The distance between Burbank and Oakland is approximately 334 miles, or 538 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 57 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 Burbank to Oakland 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 Friday 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 Burbank at 01:00 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 Burbank to Oakland?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Burbank to Oakland. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oakland to Burbank. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Burbank to Oakland for €25.73.

Which train should you take from Burbank to Oakland?

2 train services operate from Burbank, California to Oakland, California. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak69h 30m€48.61
Amtrak Coast Starlight110h 55m€50.99

Where is the train station in Burbank?

There is one train station in Burbank:

  • 3750 Empire Ave

Where is the train station in Oakland?

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

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

Price trends for trains from Burbank 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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