Cheap Philadelphia to Oaklandtrain tickets


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Lowest Price$232.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Oakland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Oakland was $286.71. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 journey from Philadelphia to Oakland? How far is Philadelphia to Oakland?

The distance between Philadelphia and Oakland is 2509.89 miles or 4038.26 km. A train trip from Philadelphia to Oakland typically takes 83 hours, If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 79 hours and 41 minutes to get from Philadelphia to Oakland.

Going from Philadelphia to Oakland by train takes over 83 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Philadelphia 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Philadelphia to Oakland

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Philadelphia to Oakland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Oakland, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Oakland, which start at $168.00.

One train carrier connects Philadelphia to Oakland


Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Oakland start from $232.00, and on average cost $338.88. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From Philadelphia to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 82 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 80 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $389.08 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to Oakland. The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market 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 Philadelphia 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