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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Oakland to Stockton?

Lowest Price$10.25
Fastest Train1h 43m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Oakland to Stockton 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 Stockton?

In the last month, $12.09 was the average price of a train ticket from Oakland, CA to Stockton, CA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $3.37 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Oakland to Stockton?

The distance between Oakland and Stockton is approximately 55 miles, or 88 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 43 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Oakland to Stockton are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 7:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Oakland to Stockton?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Stockton. 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 Stockton to Oakland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Oakland to Stockton for $28.00.

Which train should you take from Oakland to Stockton?

2 train services operate from Oakland, California to Stockton, California. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 49m$18.67
Amtrak San Joaquins41h 44m$11.07

Where is the train station in Oakland?

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

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

Where is the train station in Stockton?

Stockton has one train station:

  • 735 S San Joaquin St

Price trends for trains from Oakland to Stockton

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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