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Oakland-Reno Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Reno?

Lowest Price€38.94
Fastest Train5h 27m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Oakland to Reno. 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 Oakland to Reno?

In the last month, €46.34 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Reno, NV. 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 €9.04 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Reno?

The distance between Oakland and Reno is approximately 178 miles, or 287 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 27 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 Oakland to Reno 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 Oakland at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 Reno?

There are 4 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 Reno to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Reno for €34.24.

Which train should you take from Oakland to Reno?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Oakland, California to Reno, Nevada. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak49h 27m€47.76

Where is the train station in Oakland?

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

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

Where is the train station in Reno?

Reno has one train station:

  • 280 N Center St

Price trends for trains from Oakland to Reno

Average prices by travel date

€51€34€17OctNov

Monthly average prices

€64€51€39€26€13NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

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