Cheap Oakland to Riverside  train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Riverside ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Riverside 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 Oakland to Riverside was $64.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 8 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.75 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 Oakland to Riverside ? How far is Oakland to Riverside ?

The distance between Oakland to Riverside is 381.26 miles or 613.42 km. A train trip from Oakland to Riverside typically takes 12 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 10 hours and 4 minutes to get from Oakland to Riverside.

Going from Oakland to Riverside 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 Monday trains from Oakland to Riverside 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Riverside

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Riverside. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Riverside route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Riverside, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to Riverside, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Oakland to Riverside


Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Riverside start from $60.00, and on average cost $72.12. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Riverside. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St, And in Riverside trains arrive at Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St and one other train station.

From Oakland to Riverside train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Riverside faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 4 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $71.75 for a one-way train ticket to Riverside.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Oakland on their way to Riverside. The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 245 Second St.
  • 245 Second St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Riverside. 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 Oakland serving this route is Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St, Metrolink Station.
  • Downtown Metrolink Station - 4066 Vine St
  • Metrolink Station