The distance between Oakland to Petaluma is 35.67 miles or 57.38 km. A train trip from Oakland to Petaluma typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Petaluma faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 57 minutes to get from Oakland to Petaluma.
A train getaway to Petaluma clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Petaluma before you have to hop on the train back to Oakland. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Petaluma. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Sunday trains from Oakland to Petaluma 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Petaluma start from $28.00, and on average cost $28.53. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Petaluma. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave and one other station. And in Petaluma trains arrive at Reg Library - 100 Fairgrounds Dr,
From Oakland to Petaluma train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Petaluma faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $28.63 for a one-way train ticket to Petaluma.