How to get to Berkeley by train
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What train companies travel to Berkeley, California?
Located in California, Berkeley is accessible by train from 61 other cities. You can choose from 259 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Berkeley on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.
Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Berkeley are also available.
Train companies serving Berkeley
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.
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.
Which train carrier has the best service to Berkeley?
Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Berkeley by train with Amtrak giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Berkeley taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.4 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.
If you are looking to arrive to Berkeley punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Capitol Corridor has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Berkeley, rating them a 4.9 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
The main train station in Berkeley is 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Berkeley.
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