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Berkeley - Napa Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 3 daily train trips between Berkeley and Napa. The average train journey from Berkeley to Napa takes 2 hours and 50 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 2 hours.

Distance29 mi (47 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$19.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Berkeley to Napa?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Berkeley to Napa was $19.00. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Napa if you book your train tickets at least 19 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $0.50.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Berkeley to Napa stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $18 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since ticket prices on this route stay pretty consistent, you don’t need to book way in advance. However, we recommend buying your train ticket to Napa at least 48 hours before your scheduled departure to prevent any unpleasant surprises, like last-minute surges in price or sold-out tickets.

Which train should you take from Berkeley to Napa?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Berkeley to Napa. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 51m$19.23
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Berkeley to Napa every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $19.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Berkeley to Napa, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.
The distance between Berkeley and Napa is approximately 29 miles, or 47 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Berkeley to Napa on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Berkeley at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 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 Napa to Berkeley.

City Information

Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, US - BKY-0

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Berkeley is located on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay Area and is home to the popular University of California. It has an ethnically diverse community and numerous culinary and art attractions as a college city. Make the most of your trip with a visit to their unique museums, like the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, the Berkeley Art Museum, and the Pacific Film Archive.

The Lawrence Hall of Science offers a planetarium and hands-on exhibits for families. Berkeley is also home to gorgeous parks and green spaces, like the 2000-acre Tilden Regional Park and Adventure Playground. Berkeley is the center of entertainment in California, with the exciting nightlife attracting students and young professionals. Food is an important part of this city, as you can explore the ethnic restaurants and food trucks. Look out for shows held in the Greek Theatre, or explore their ever-growing craft beer scene. Downtown Berkeley is the entertainment district of this college city.

If you're visiting Berkeley, you can do so by train from 85 other cities or bus from 38 cities. The bus lines are provided by FlixBus, while Amtrak supplies most of the train routes. In the town, you can move around with public transit, with student-friendly prices.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Berkeley?

Main departure station: 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St

There is one train station in Berkeley.

All train stations in Berkeley:

  • 700 University Ave under University Ave overpass W of 4th St

Where is the train station in Napa?

Main arrival station: Soscol Gateway Transit Ctr - 625 Burnell St

Napa has one train station.

All train stations in Napa:

  • Soscol Gateway Transit Ctr - 625 Burnell St

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