Cheap train tickets from Truckee to Oakland


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Truckee to Oakland?

Lowest Price$41.50
Fastest5h 18m
Daily Schedules7
train companies1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Truckee to Oakland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Truckee 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 Truckee to Oakland was $46.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $15.67 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 Truckee to Oakland?

The distance between Truckee and Oakland is approximately 154.36 miles, or 248.36 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 18 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 Truckee to Oakland?

On Thursday trains from Truckee 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 has the most connections between Truckee to Oakland

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Truckee to Oakland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Truckee to Oakland, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Truckee to Oakland, 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 Truckee to Oakland, which start at $18.00.

One train company connects Truckee to Oakland


Amtrak train tickets from Truckee to Oakland start from $41.50, and on average cost $55.36. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Truckee leaves from 10065 Donner Pass Rd, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From Truckee to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $58.10 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 52m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Truckee on their way to Oakland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Truckee are:
  • 10065 Donner Pass Rd
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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Oakland:
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave