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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Sacramento?

Lowest Price€21.40
Fastest Train1h 45m
Trains Per Day15
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €24.51 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Sacramento, 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €1.78 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Sacramento?

The distance between Oakland and Sacramento is approximately 68 miles, or 110 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 45 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oakland to Sacramento 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 Sunday 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 Oakland at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Oakland to Sacramento?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Sacramento. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Sacramento to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Sacramento for €6.85.

Which train should you take from Oakland to Sacramento?

There are 3 train lines with service from Oakland, California to Sacramento, California. Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33h 46m€25.39
Amtrak Capitol Corridor122h 4m€24.82
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 20m€21.80

Where is the train station in Oakland?

There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to Sacramento:

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

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

Sacramento has one train station:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

Price trends for trains from Oakland to Sacramento

Average prices by travel date

€26€17€9SepOct

Monthly average prices

€43€34€26€17€9ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

€43€34€26€17€93020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Oakland, CA to Sacramento, CA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Corridor report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Charles
5.0
2 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
The scenery and not dealing with traffic
Cons
N/A
Tips
No

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