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Los Angeles to Oakland train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.00
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day48
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to Oakland train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to Oakland were $67.23. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $6.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Los Angeles to Oakland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Oakland by train is at 4:00 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 PM on Thursday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to Oakland has the most daily schedules

On average there are 48 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Oakland, with an average of 46 trips per day and 925 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to Oakland. Of the 48 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Los Angeles to Oakland starts at $4.99.

2 carriers offer Los Angeles to Oakland train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to Oakland from $56.50. There are 46 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to Oakland and you can expect on average to pay $68.23 for a Amtrak ticket to Oakland. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to Oakland from Union Station and 3 other stations. In Oakland, Amtrak arrives at 245 Second St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to Oakland takes 11 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Oakland in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 42 trips per day and you could expect to pay $62.77 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

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Avg. Time
11h 30m
Avg. Price
$68.23

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Oakland from $53.00. There are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Los Angeles to Oakland and you can expect on average to pay $63.74 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Oakland. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to Oakland from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station. In Oakland, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at 245 Second St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Oakland takes 11 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Oakland in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $64.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
11h 0m
Avg. Price
$63.74

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to Oakland will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in Oakland at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 245 Second St, Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave are the main train stations in Oakland for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave