Cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland

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How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland?

Lowest Price€22.73
Fastest1h 46m
Daily Schedules23
train companies2
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Overall score for Sacramento to Oakland
5.0
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Corridor report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.3
Condition
5.0
Timothy
5.0
17 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
I love trains! It was VERY spacious - everyone had their own section of seating or table for the most part in my car. The lady working the dining car was very sweet and the access to snacks saved me... i was hungry! I got some work done on my computer after that; it’s m...More
Cons
Do the seats recline? I don’t think I looked or tried to do it but would be a plus if they did! I would say better food in dining car but I understand you need to make money :)
Tips
Enjoy!
Lynx
5.0
13 September 2019Business
Pros
Very comfortable
Cons
WiFi

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Coast Starlight report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Thomas
5.0
13 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
Not having to drive.
Cons
When I booked the Amtrak I wanted to return by Amtrak but was dismayed to see my return was booked with Grayhound. Grayhound refused to refund my purchase through wanderu
Tips
Don't make payment until your travel needs are met going and coming.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Sacramento to Oakland was €26.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €0.24 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Sacramento to Oakland?

The distance between Sacramento and Oakland is approximately 68.32 miles, or 109.93 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 46 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Sacramento to Oakland?

On Tuesday trains from Sacramento to Oakland are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor has the most connections between Sacramento to Oakland

Typically there are 23 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. On the route to Oakland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers the most scheduled departures between Sacramento to Oakland, usually offering 22 trips per day. 23 train trips per day are direct connections to Oakland, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Sacramento to Oakland, which start at €8.18.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Sacramento to Oakland

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Capitol Corridor train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland start from €26.36, and on average cost €26.36. Daily there are 22 Amtrak Capitol Corridor schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Capitol Corridor in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From Sacramento to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Capitol Corridor takes 1 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 46 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers 19 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €26.36 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 54m
Avg. Price
€26.36

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to Oakland start from €22.73, and on average cost €28.86. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St,

From Sacramento to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 2 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 46 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Oakland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost €30.31 for a one-way weekend reservation from Sacramento.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 0m
Avg. Price
€28.86

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Sacramento on their way to Oakland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Sacramento are:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Oakland. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Oakland:
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave