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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Santa Clara?

Lowest Price$15.00
Fastest Train0h 42m
Trains Per Day19
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Oakland to Santa Clara

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to Santa Clara 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Oakland to Santa Clara?

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Santa Clara, CA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Santa Clara?

The distance between Oakland and Santa Clara is approximately 36 miles, or 57 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 42 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Santa Clara.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oakland to Santa Clara are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 Oakland at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Oakland to Santa Clara?

There are 19 scheduled trains on most days. 19 of these are direct connections to Santa Clara. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Santa Clara to Oakland.

What train services are there from Oakland to Santa Clara?

Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the one and only train line which connects Oakland to Santa Clara. However, there are 19 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Corridor190h 51m$16.00

Where is the train station in Oakland?

There are two stations in Oakland where you can board the train to Santa Clara:

  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave

Where is the train station in Santa Clara?

Santa Clara receives travelers from Oakland at its two active train stations:

  • Caltrain ACE station - 1001 Railroad Ave
  • 5099 Stars and Stripes Dr

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