Cheap Oakland to Newarktrain tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Newark?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Newark 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 Newark was $411.82. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $150.00 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 Newark? How far is Oakland to Newark?

The distance between Oakland and Newark is 2549.98 miles or 4102.77 km. A train trip from Oakland to Newark typically takes 81 hours, If you are looking to get to Newark faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 77 hours and 47 minutes to get from Oakland to Newark.

Going from Oakland to Newark by train takes over 81 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 Friday trains from Oakland to Newark 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Newark

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Newark route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Newark, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to Newark, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Oakland to Newark, which start at $192.00.

One train carrier connects Oakland to Newark


Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Newark start from $232.00, and on average cost $417.02. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Oakland to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 80 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 78 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $361.20 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Newark that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Oakland serving this route is 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
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. 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 Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport