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Trains from Oakland to St Joseph

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Oakland - St Joseph Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Oakland to St Joseph. Traveling by train from Oakland to St Joseph usually takes around 59 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance1905 mi (3065 km)
Fastest train59h 0m
Lowest price€167.16
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Which train should you take from Oakland to St Joseph?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Oakland, California to St Joseph, Michigan. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak52d 11h 1m€179.91
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Oakland to St Joseph every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €167.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to St Joseph during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to St Joseph?

The distance between Oakland and St Joseph is approximately 1905 miles, or 3065 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 59 hours,

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 Oakland to St Joseph are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 07:00. 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 St Joseph?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Oakland?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to St Joseph.

Train stations in Oakland:

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

Where is the train station in St Joseph?

Arrival stations

St Joseph has one train station.

Need a return trip from St Joseph to Oakland?

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