Cheap train tickets from Oakland to Reno

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How much are train tickets from Oakland to Reno?

Lowest Price$46.50
Fastest5h 30m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Oakland to Reno?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Oakland to Reno 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 Reno was $62.45. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.81 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 ride from Oakland to Reno?

The distance between Oakland and Reno is approximately 178.37 miles, or 286.98 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Oakland to Reno?

On Wednesday trains from Oakland to Reno 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Oakland to Reno

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Reno. One train carrier operates regular service on the Oakland to Reno route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Oakland to Reno, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Oakland to Reno, 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 Reno, which start at $14.00.

One train company connects Oakland to Reno

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Oakland to Reno start from $46.50, and on average cost $63.93. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Reno. Amtrak in Oakland leaves from 245 Second St and one other station. And in Reno trains arrive at 280 N Center St,

From Oakland to Reno train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Reno faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 30 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $66.29 for a one-way train ticket to Reno.

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Avg. Time
6h 58m
Avg. Price
$63.93
There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Reno that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Oakland are:
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Reno from Oakland. These are the busiest arriving stations in Reno:
  • 280 N Center St