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Oakland to San Diego train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$71.00
Shortest Duration10h 0m
Trips per day22
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How to book cheap Oakland to San Diego train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Oakland to San Diego is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Oakland to San Diego were $74.90. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Oakland to San Diego?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Oakland to San Diego by train is at 7:00 AM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 AM 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 Oakland to San Diego has the most daily schedules

On average there are 22 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Oakland to San Diego, with an average of 22 trips per day and 455 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from Oakland to San Diego. Of the 22 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Oakland to San Diego starts at $47.00.

1 carriers offer Oakland to San Diego train trips


Book Amtrak from Oakland to San Diego from $71.00. There are 22 Amtrak schedules from Oakland to San Diego and you can expect on average to pay $75.46 for a Amtrak ticket to San Diego. In Oakland, Amtrak departs to San Diego from 245 Second St and 1 other station. In San Diego, Amtrak arrives at 1050 Kettner Blvd and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Oakland to San Diego takes 14 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Diego in 10 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 20 trips per day and you could expect to pay $75.89 for a weekend getaway trip to San Diego.

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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 San Diego 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 San Diego at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 1050 Kettner Blvd, 4005 Taylor St are the main train stations in San Diego for trips arriving from Oakland.
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St