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How much are train tickets from Merced to Oroville?

Lowest Price$29.75
Fastest Train4h 2m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Merced-Oroville Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Merced to Oroville right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Merced to Oroville?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Merced to Oroville, 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Merced to Oroville?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $29.75 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Merced to Oroville.

How long is the train journey from Merced to Oroville?

The distance between Merced and Oroville is approximately 163 miles, or 263 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 2 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Merced to Oroville are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Merced at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Merced to Oroville?

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 Oroville to Merced. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Merced to Oroville for $34.00.

What train services are there from Merced to Oroville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Merced to Oroville. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 12m$29.75

Where is the train station in Merced?

There is one train station in Merced:

  • 324 W 24th St

Where is the train station in Oroville?

Oroville has one train station:

  • Park and Ride

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