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Cheap train tickets from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$27

Average

$31

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

Amtrak
01:48PMSacramento, CA2h06 03:54PMOakland, CA
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$271One-way
Amtrak
02:55AMSacramento, CA1h57 04:52AMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
11:10AMSacramento, CA1h50 01:00PMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
01:10PMSacramento, CA1h54 03:04PMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
08:55PMSacramento, CA1h57 10:52PMOakland, CA
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$321One-way

Train schedule from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA

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Amtrak
02:55AMSacramento, CA1h57 04:52AMOakland, CA
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Amtrak
11:10AMSacramento, CA1h50 01:00PMOakland, CA
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Amtrak
12:10PMSacramento, CA1h49 01:59PMOakland, CA
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Amtrak
01:10PMSacramento, CA1h54 03:04PMOakland, CA
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Amtrak
01:48PMSacramento, CA2h06 03:54PMOakland, CA
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Amtrak
08:55PMSacramento, CA1h57 10:52PMOakland, CA
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Fastest train times from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA

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Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

1 h 55 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

110 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sacramento, CA for Oakland, CA every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 110 km distance in an average of 1 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 49 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 6 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
12:10PMSacramento, CA1h49 01:59PMOakland, CA
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$331One-way
Amtrak
11:10AMSacramento, CA1h50 01:00PMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
01:10PMSacramento, CA1h54 03:04PMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
02:55AMSacramento, CA1h57 04:52AMOakland, CA
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$311One-way
Amtrak
08:55PMSacramento, CA1h57 10:52PMOakland, CA
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$321One-way

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Overview: Train from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA cover the 68 miles (109 km) long route taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $30 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€24).

Train providers: Amtrak from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA trains

For as little as $27 (€24) you can travel by train between Sacramento, CA and Oakland, CA with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Sacramento, CA and Oakland, CA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $27

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets between Sacramento, CA and Oakland, CA due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Train from Sacramento to Oakland

Oakland is Alameda County's largest city and the third-largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area. This city is home to the beautiful 155-acre lagoon, Lake Merritt, situated right at the city's center, which residents are extremely proud of. A train ride from Sacramento to Oakland is pleasant, in spite of connecting two very busy cities in California. One of the reasons for this is that there are enough trains servicing the route each day during all the most convenient hours of the day, so the route is bound to be convenient.

​​​​​Which train companies travel from Sacramento to Oakland?​​

Amtrak is the primary transport provider for trains from Sacramento to Oakland.. A traveler can also get policies concerning trains bookings, purchases, cancellations, and refunds for booking from websites such as Omio.com and Amtrak.com. Passengers can cancel and get a refund depending on the terms and conditions of the Amtrak policy, such as paying a 25% refund fee when canceling certain ticket types before the stipulated period. Additionally, the train service offers a special discount for traveling groups consisting of 20 or more passengers who submit a request to the Group Travel program.​​​

How long is the train ride from Sacramento to Oakland?

When taking a train from Sacramento to Oakland along the 68 mile (110 kilometer) route, travelers can pick between direct trains, which run from Sacramento to Oakland four times each day, giving travelers the opportunity to reach their destination in a maximum time of around 2 hours. The direct train from Sacramento to Oakland offers online services that allow travelers to make bookings in advance.

How many trains are there from Sacramento to Oakland

Each day the Amtrak train service operates 16 trains from Sacramento to Oakland. These trains run at an hourly frequency, and the earliest train from Sacramento to Oakland sets off at 4:34 a.m., while the last train of the day departs at 10:30 p.m. Most of the rides take around 1 hour and 46 minutes to 1 hour and 57 minutes to complete the journey. However, a few exceptions like the 6:35 a.m. and the 7:33 a.m. trains from Sacramento to Oakland take approximately 2 hours to reach their destinations. Hence, the fastest rides that a traveler can board are the first three trains, the mid-morning train and the early evening ones that all take a maximum of 1 hour and 46 minutes to get to their destinations, though there’s not a lot in it.

​What are the departure and arrival stations for a train from Sacramento to Oakland?

Departure station: Sacramento Valley Station is the departing station for trains from Sacramento CA to Oakland, CA. It is one of the busiest Amtrak stations in the US and a rather classy transit center. It has many restaurants, shops and amenities in and around it that a traveler can stop by for shopping or grabbing a meal as they wait for their train. It also offers long-term and short-term parking spaces for people who wish to leave their cars there as well as access to facilities for people with limited mobility. This station is highly accessible to travelers who can use the GOLD Light Rail or Buses whose routes pass near the station, such as Bus routes 15, 30, 51, and 86. A traveler should carry out appropriate research if they are new to the station since it is such a busy area with the possibility of getting lost or wasting a lot of time ever present. Having adequate knowledge in advance will enable an individual to avoid inconveniences while also identifying areas to visit before boarding the train.

Arrival station: Oakland Jack London Square is the station, which the traveler wishing to get to Sacramento will get off. The station has a one-sided platform, one island platform, and access facilities to people with bicycles and persons living with disabilities. It also provides travelers with access to Quik-Trak kiosks, payphones, vending machines, and features for enabling children to travel unaccompanied. A traveler can connect to other areas from the station via the Thruway buses such as the Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach numbers 17, 34, and 99. Some public transit agencies like the AC Transit provide the Broadway Shuttle 12 that also services passengers from the Oakland Jack London Square station.​

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Sacramento, CA and Oakland, CA cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA to cost as little as $27 (€24)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Oakland, CA from Sacramento, CA?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train price to come in at an average of $30 (€27)  one way.

How far is Oakland, CA from Sacramento, CA by train?

The Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train distance is approximately 68 miles (109 km).

How long is the train to Oakland, CA from Sacramento, CA?

On average the Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train time is 1 h 49 min  covering the 68 miles (109 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA?

When taking a train from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Oakland, CA. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When can I take the first train from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA at 11: 10 AM   or take the last train from Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA leaving at 10: 55 PM. Look for the latest Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I book Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains to Oakland, CA from Sacramento, CA to cost on average $30 (€27) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Sacramento, CA to Oakland, CA train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.