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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Denver to Oakland?

Lowest Price$120.50
Fastest Train34h 19m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Denver to Oakland

Monthly average prices

$225$180$135$90$45ASONDJFMAMJJ

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Denver to Oakland
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Luis Elias
5.0
September 18, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was comfy and there were so many beautiful views on the trip
Cons
Cleaner seats. Please get WiFi service! I needed so bad
Tips
It’s a long long trip

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Denver to Oakland right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $120.50 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Denver to Oakland.

How long is the train journey from Denver to Oakland?

The distance between Denver and Oakland is approximately 939 miles, or 1511 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 34 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 34 hours and 19 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Denver to Oakland are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Denver at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Denver to Oakland?

Trains leave the station in Denver twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oakland to Denver. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Denver to Oakland for $162.00.

What train services are there from Denver to Oakland?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Denver to Oakland. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 10h 56m$161.66

Where is the train station in Denver?

There is one train station in Denver:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Oakland?

Oakland receives travelers from Denver at its two active train stations:

  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave

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