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Trip Summary

There are 12 daily trains from Davis to Berkeley. Traveling by train from Davis to Berkeley usually takes around one hour and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can make the trip in one hour and 17 minutes.

Distance55 mi (88 km)
Fastest train1h 17m
Lowest price€22.17
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Corridor
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Davis to Berkeley

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

CLAIRE

11 August 2023- Solo travel

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Pros: I liked how spacious my seat was in the cafe cart. Cons: The wifi was a bit spotty here and there and would log me out of it. Tips: Always arrive to the station at least 15 minutes earlier than the estimated arrival time.

Price trends for trains from Davis to Berkeley

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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Which train should you take from Davis to Berkeley?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the one and only train line which connects Davis to Berkeley. However, there are 12 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor121h 20m€22.17
  • Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Davis to Berkeley in about 1 hours and 20 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Davis and Berkeley is approximately 55 miles, or 88 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 17 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Davis to Berkeley tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Davis at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Davis to Berkeley.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berkeley to Davis.

City Information

Davis

Davis, located west of Sacramento in California, is famous for its small-town charm, green spaces, and bike-friendliness. Bring your bike to enjoy 50 miles of bicycle paths packed into the city, and pedal just about anywhere – including to the US Bicycling Hall of Fame, complete with antique bikes and trophies. Or, if you’d prefer to stay on your own two feet, talk a walk through any of the 399 acres of park land with picnic spots and sports fields. Swing by Central Park on Wednesdays and Saturdays to bag some fresh fruit and veggies at the Davis Farmers Market.

The event of the year is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, held in mid-April at Sudwerk Brewery. This hanami-inspired event celebrates Japanese and Asian culture with live music, local artist galleries, seasonal beer, and cultural activities like mochi pounding. The best part? The whole event is a fundraiser, usually supporting one or more charities.

Other unique attractions in Davis include the California Raptor Center, an educational and research facility, and the UC Davis Arboretum, botanical garden and research center. Pick your own boysenberries, blackberries, and cherries at Impossible Acres, just east of town. The Explorit Science Center is an interactive science museum perfect for hands-on kiddos– and adults.

For food and entertainment, visit Roots Of Happiness, a coffee and tea lounge with karaoke and a piano. Check out Putah Creek Winery to learn about (and taste) a variety of different wines. The Artery is the perfect place to find decor, gifts, jewelry and more all while supporting local artists in Davis.

Amtrak Station is the central train station in Davis, and trains connect to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Seattle. There are three main bus stops across the city with service from Flixbus and Amtrak Thruway, including popular routes from Sacramento – making it easy to get to the nearest airport, the Sacramento International Airport.

Berkeley

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Berkeley is located on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay Area and is home to the popular University of California. It has an ethnically diverse community and numerous culinary and art attractions as a college city. Make the most of your trip with a visit to their unique museums, like the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, the Berkely Art Museum, and the Pacific Film Archive.

The Lawrence Hall of Science offers a planetarium and hands-on exhibits for families. Berkeley is also home to gorgeous parks and green spaces, like the 2000-acre Tilden Regional Park and Adventure Playground. Berkeley is the center of entertainment in California, with the exciting nightlife attracting students and young professionals. Food is an important part of this city, as you can explore the ethnic restaurants and food trucks. Look out for shows held in the Greek Theatre, or explore their ever-growing craft beer scene. Downtown Berkeley is the entertainment district of this college city.

If you're visiting Berkeley, you can do so by train from 85 other cities or bus from 38 cities. The bus lines are provided by FlixBus, while Amtrak supplies most of the train routes. In the town, you can move around with public transit, with student-friendly prices.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Davis?

Main departure station: Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

There is one train station in Davis.

All train stations in Davis:

  • Amtrak Station - 840 Second St

Where is the train station in Berkeley?

Main arrival station: 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St

Berkeley has one train station.

Train stations in Berkeley:

  • 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St

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