Cheap San Jose to Oakland train tickets

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Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest0h 53m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Jose to Oakland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Jose to Oakland 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 San Jose to Oakland was $16.50. 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 San Jose to Oakland ? How far is San Jose to Oakland ?

The distance between San Jose to Oakland is 38.51 miles or 61.96 km. A train trip from San Jose to Oakland typically takes and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Capitol Corridor. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 53 minutes to get from San Jose to Oakland.

The train trip takes less than one hour to reach Oakland. That's so quick you don't even need to make a day trip out of it, you could just hop on the train to explore Oakland for a couple of hours and be back in San Jose in no time.

On Friday trains from San Jose to Oakland 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 Capitol Corridor has the most connections between San Jose to Oakland

Typically there are 15 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. On the route to Oakland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers the most scheduled departures between San Jose to Oakland, usually offering 14 trips per day. 15 train trips per day are direct connections to Oakland, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from San Jose to Oakland, which start at $9.00.

San Jose to Oakland is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Capitol Corridor train tickets from San Jose to Oakland start from $16.00, and on average cost $16.50. Daily there are 14 Amtrak Capitol Corridor schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Capitol Corridor in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From San Jose to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Capitol Corridor takes 0 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Capitol Corridor offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $16.50 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

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Avg. Time
0h 58m
Avg. Price
$16.50

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from San Jose to Oakland start from $20.00, and on average cost $20.01. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Coast Starlight in San Jose leaves from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St,

From San Jose to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 1 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Oakland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $20.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Jose.

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Avg. Time
1h 2m
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$20.01

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart San Jose on their way to Oakland. The busiest departure station in San Jose serving this route is Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St.
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Oakland. 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 San Jose 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