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Richmond - Emeryville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

15 trains operate daily from Richmond to Emeryville. The train trip from Richmond to Emeryville is usually about 15 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Capitol Corridor train can get you there in as little as 12 minutes.

Distance8 mi (13 km)
Fastest train0h 12m
Lowest price$7.00
Trains per day15
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Corridor
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Richmond to Emeryville?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Richmond, CA to Emeryville, CA was $8.43. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Emeryville if you book your train tickets at least 23 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $0.67.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Richmond to Emeryville stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $5 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Emeryville?

There are 3 train lines with service from Richmond to Emeryville. Amtrak Capitol Corridor is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 13m$9.00
Amtrak Capitol Corridor100h 13m$9.00
Amtrak San Joaquins40h 20m$9.05
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Richmond to Emeryville every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $9.

  • Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage. Most Capitol Corridor trips make the journey from Richmond to Emeryville in about 0 hours and 13 minutes.

  • After becoming a permanent Amtrak rail route in 1974, the San Joaquins has offered train services throughout California and the San Joaquin Valley. The line runs daily from the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield, with many stops in between, including Martinez and Modesto. Although Amtrak San Joaquins is one of the nation's busiest routes, it is renowned for being impeccably clean and safe, with passenger comfort remaining the carrier's highest priority. Most of the trains on this line are equipped with lavatories, onboard WiFi, disabled access, and personal power outlets, ensuring a comfortable journey for every passenger.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Richmond and Emeryville is approximately 8 miles, or 13 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Emeryville.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Richmond to Emeryville on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Richmond at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 15 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Richmond to Emeryville.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Emeryville to Richmond.

City Information

Richmond

Richmond, CA, US - RON-0

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Richmond is a city in the South Francisco Bay Area, popular for its rich naval history, specifically its role in the World War 2 home front. During this time, thousands of workers moved to the city to support wartime industries. Richmond features different waterfront neighborhoods and houses facing the river with miles of waterfront areas. Richmond offers its residents scenic parks, shorelines, and outdoor spaces, including Tilden Regional Park, Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, and Regional Parks Botanic Garden. The city also has some unique places to check out, like the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline, which combines a park with a rail museum, and the Redwood Valley Railway.

In Richmond, there are exciting things to do, like zipline adventures in Sonoma and Brazen Racing. The city boasts a fast-growing craft beer scene, with popular names like Fieldwork Brewing and East Brother Beer Company. You can time your visit to participate in the Richmond Main Street Initiative, beer and food, and art festivals. For shopping and restaurants, check out Downtown Richmond.

Richmond is easily accessible from 137 other cities by train, with most trains provided by Amtrak Capitol Corridor. If you prefer to travel by bus, you can follow the routes provided by FlixBus US US from tens of other cities. Within Richmond, there are dedicated public transit routes through BART and Amtrak.

Emeryville

Emeryville is the true hometown of Nemo, Buzz, and Mike Wazowski-- or at least the hometown of Pixar, the studio that created them. Located in Alameda County, right next to San Francisco, Emeryville is considered one of California's best residential areas. Locals of Emeryville enjoy a dense urban vibe, with numerous bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.

If you love food, visit one of the most exquisite restaurants in Emeryville. The Old Stamp House is a restaurant where every crew member wants you to have a great time on each food course. They show incredible food knowledge and appreciation, as well as where and how the food was sourced.

There are almost limitless ways of transport, from bikes and buses to taxis, trains, and planes. Amtrak has multiple lines that stop in Emeryville, including the California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, and Capitol Corridor, on the way to cities like San Francisco, Sacramento, and even Chicago. San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport are the two major international airports that serve Emeryville and are only 25 and 10 miles away, respectively.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Main departure station: BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

There is one train station in Richmond.

All train stations in Richmond:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

Where is the train station in Emeryville?

Main arrival station: 5885 Horton St

Emeryville has one train station.

All train stations in Emeryville:

  • 5885 Horton St

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