Cheap Madison to Oakland  train tickets

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How much are Madison to Oakland train tickets?

Lowest Price$172.50
Fastest59h 18m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Madison to Oakland ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison 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 Madison to Oakland was $203.70. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $30.50 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 Madison to Oakland ? How far is Madison to Oakland ?

The distance between Madison to Oakland is 1755.60 miles or 2824.65 km. A train trip from Madison to Oakland typically takes 61 hours and 6 minutes. 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 59 hours and 18 minutes to get from Madison to Oakland.

Going from Madison to Oakland by train takes over 61 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 Saturday trains from Madison 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Madison to Oakland

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Oakland. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Oakland route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Oakland, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison 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 Madison to Oakland, which start at $199.00.

One train carrier connects Madison to Oakland

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Oakland start from $172.50, and on average cost $210.25. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to Oakland. Amtrak in Madison leaves from 4 Collins Ct and one other station. And in Oakland trains arrive at 245 Second St and one other train station.

From Madison to Oakland train travel on Amtrak takes 61 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 59 hours and 18 minutes.

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Avg. Time
2d 13h 7m
Avg. Price
$210.25
There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Oakland that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is 4 Collins Ct, UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St.
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon 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 Madison 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