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Duration 3 days 10h
Distance 2885 miles
Average price $400
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Oakland takes 3 days 10h and the fastest train takes 3 days 6h. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Washington

  1. 30th Street Train Station
  2. Washington Union Station
  3. Chicago Union Station
  4. Oakland
3 days 2h
$327 - $527

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland train times

Trains run six times a week between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Oakland. The service departs Philadelphia Airport (PHL) at 00:10 in the morning, which arrives into Oakland at 16:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 10h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland station. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal B and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak Station via 30th Street Train Station, Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Oakland is 2520 miles. The road distance is 2885 miles.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Emeryville Amtrak Station.

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Oakland is 3h behind Philadelphia Airport (PHL). It is currently 4:42 PM in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and 1:42 PM in Oakland.

There are 2278+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Oakland?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Oakland via 30th Street Train Station, Washington Union Station, and Chicago Union Station in around 3 days 2h.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$550 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$550 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700

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