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traveling from Oakland to Sacramento by train

Cheapest price$25.00
Fastest time1h 47m
Trips per day25
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Oakland to Sacramento?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Oakland to Sacramento is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Oakland to Sacramento were $29.77. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $1.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Oakland to Sacramento?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Oakland to Sacramento by train is at 7 AM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8 AM on Tuesday 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.

How many daily train trips are there from Oakland to Sacramento?

On average there are 25 train trips per day. Amtrak Capitol Corridor has the most options for departures from Oakland to Sacramento, with an average of 21 trips per day and 423 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Oakland to Sacramento. Of the 25 trips there are 22 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Oakland start at $8.00.

train lines that run from Oakland to Sacramento

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Oakland to Sacramento. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Sacramento costs $32.80. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to Sacramento are available on Wanderu starting from $25.00. In Oakland, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from 245 Second St and no other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Oakland to Sacramento takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Sacramento in 1 hours and 47 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $33.43 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
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Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$32.80

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Capitol Corridor operates, on average, 21 train schedule(s) from Oakland to Sacramento. The average Amtrak Capitol Corridor ticket to Sacramento costs $28.89. Cheap Amtrak Capitol Corridor tickets to Sacramento are available on Wanderu starting from $26.00. In Oakland, Amtrak Capitol Corridor departs from 245 Second St and 1 other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak Capitol Corridor arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Capitol Corridor from Oakland to Sacramento takes 2 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Capitol Corridor trip will get you to Sacramento in 1 hours and 47 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers 17 trips per day and you could expect to pay $28.93 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Amtrak Capitol Corridor
Amtrak Capitol Corridor
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Avg. Time
2h 7m
Avg. Price
$28.89

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Oakland to Sacramento. The average Amtrak ticket to Sacramento costs $36.79. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Sacramento are available on Wanderu starting from $32.00. In Oakland, Amtrak departs from 245 Second St and 1 other station. In Sacramento, Amtrak arrives at Valley Station - 401 I St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Oakland to Sacramento takes 4 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Sacramento in 1 hours and 47 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $37.86 for a weekend getaway trip to Sacramento.

Amtrak
Amtrak
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Restroom
Extra legroom
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Power outlet
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Avg. Time
4h 25m
Avg. Price
$36.79

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Oakland. Most train trips to Sacramento will depart from 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
Train trips arrive in Sacramento at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Valley Station - 401 I St are the main train stations in Sacramento for trips arriving from Oakland.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St