Cheap Seattle to Oakland train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Oakland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle 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 Seattle to Oakland was $111.52. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.13 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 Seattle to Oakland ? How far is Seattle to Oakland ?

The distance between Seattle to Oakland is 677.63 miles or 1090.27 km. A train trip from Seattle to Oakland typically takes 23 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Coast Starlight. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 22 hours and 50 minutes to get from Seattle to Oakland.

Going from Seattle to Oakland by train takes over 23 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 Sunday trains from Seattle 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Seattle to Oakland

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. On the route to Oakland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Oakland, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Oakland with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Oakland, which start at $88.00.

Seattle to Oakland is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Oakland start from $111.00, and on average cost $131.73. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Oakland trains arrive at Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave and one other train station.

From Seattle to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $138.10 for a one-way train ticket to Oakland.

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Avg. Time
23h 30m
Avg. Price
$131.73

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Seattle to Oakland start from $89.00, and on average cost $112.11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Oakland. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St,

From Seattle to Oakland train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 22 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 50 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 $114.77 for a one-way weekend reservation from Seattle.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
22h 51m
Avg. Price
$112.11

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Oakland. The busiest departure station in Seattle serving this route is King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson 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 Seattle 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