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Journey details

Best price 119$
Journey duration 57 h 22 min
Connections per day 5
First departure: 14:00
Last departure: 14:50
Distance 2970km

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Which companies take you from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA by train?

To get to Oakland, CA by train, you can rely on Amtrak, only an example among all our partners.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA?

The average price of train tickets from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA is of 150,50 $. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA can be around 119,00 $.

Trains from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

If you don't feel like spending many hours in a train, you can consider travelling by plane. Especially if you have the possibility to book in advance, flying to Oakland, CA can be definitely cheap.

Which stations do the trains to Oakland, CA leave from?

The trains to Oakland, CA leave Chicago, IL from Chicago, IL and arrive in Oakland, CA.

How many connections are there to go Oakland, CA from Chicago, IL by train per day?

If you want to travel from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA by train, there are 5 available connections per day. Please notice that all of these connections, that is to say 5 routes, have a change. Consequently, you will have to change trains.

How long will it take you from Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA by train and when do the trains leave?

The first train to Oakland, CA leaves at 14:11, whereas the last one at 14:11. On average, the journey lasts 58 hours and 11 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Oakland, CA in 53 hours and 24 minutes.

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