Cheap Los Angeles to Oakland  train tickets

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How much are Los Angeles to Oakland train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Oakland was $67.64. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 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 journey from Los Angeles to Oakland ? How far is Los Angeles to Oakland ?

The distance between Los Angeles to Oakland is 343.60 miles or 552.83 km. A train trip from Los Angeles to Oakland typically takes 12 hours, If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 45 minutes to get from Los Angeles to Oakland.

Going from Los Angeles to Oakland by train takes over 12 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Los Angeles 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Los Angeles to Oakland

Typically there are 71 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. On the route to Oakland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Oakland, usually offering 69 trips per day. 2 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 Los Angeles to Oakland, which start at $7.99.

Los Angeles to Oakland is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland start from $56.50, and on average cost $68.28. Daily there are 69 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 6 other stations. And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From Los Angeles to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 67 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $64.12 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

Restroom
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Avg. Time
11h 33m
Avg. Price
$68.28

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland start from $53.00, and on average cost $76.18. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Los Angeles leaves from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and one other station. And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St,

From Los Angeles to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 11 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 9 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $80.44 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 0m
Avg. Price
$76.18

Plan your next adventure:

There are 7 different stations that serve train trips to Oakland that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Los Angeles serving this route is Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 592 Gayley Ave, Catalina Express Terminal, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd, 6860 Park Terrace Dr, 931 S Gaffey St.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr
  • 931 S Gaffey 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., The busiest departure station in Los Angeles serving this route is 245 Second St, Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave.
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave