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On average, a train ticket from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA will cost you 290.12 RM. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 290.12 RM. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA by train

Best price 290.12 RM
Journey duration 28 h 55 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 07:35
Last departure 07:35
Distance 236 km
Departure Oakland, CA
Arrival South Lake Tahoe, CA
Carriers Amtrak

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Oakland, CA - South Lake Tahoe, CA

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How long does it take to get from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA by train?

The journey between Oakland, CA and South Lake Tahoe, CA by train is approximately 236 km. It will take you more or less 28 h 55 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time.

When do departures from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA, which usually leaves at 07:35. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 07:35. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA?

In Oakland, CA, departure stations include Emeryville, CA station. When you arrive in South Lake Tahoe, CA, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Stateline, CA station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 1 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Amtrak. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 1 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Oakland, CA to South Lake Tahoe, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.

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