Getting to the Game! Capitol Corridor’s Ultimate Football Guide

August 14, 2018

This post was updated on 8/21/2019

Football season is here, and whether your preference is college or pro, the Capitol Corridor has your transportation covered, from the preseason “warm-up” games of summer, to the colder winter match-ups. Of the Capitol Corridor’s 18 stations, four of them provide service to Northern California’s major sporting venues! Read our guide to travelling by train to see the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, and Cal Bears in action this season.

Oakland Alameda Coliseum (Oakland Coliseum Station) – Oakland Raiders

In addition to hosting the Oakland Athletics professional baseball team, the Oakland Alameda Coliseum is home to the NFL Oakland Raiders. During the 2018 season, fans can take advantage of a 25% discount on the Capitol Corridor to all Raiders’ home games, including pre-season match-ups!

Getting there: The Oakland Alameda Coliseum is an easy 4-minute walk (0.1 miles) from the Oakland Coliseum Station. For more info, visit:


Levi’s® Stadium (Santa Clara/Great America Station) – San Francisco 49ers

Levi’s® Stadium is known for being the most high-tech stadium in the world and is home to the NFL San Francisco 49er’s football team and adjoining 49er’s museum. In 2016, the Santa Clara stadium even hosted Super Bowl 50!

Getting there: Levi’s Stadium is an easy 5-minute walk (0.3 miles) from the Santa Clara/Great America Station. For more info, please visit:


California Memorial Stadium (Berkeley, Richmond or Oakland Coliseum stations) – Cal Football

California Memorial Stadium is the home of the University of California Berkeley’s Golden Bears since its opening in the fall of 1923.

Getting there: From the Capitol Corridor Berkeley Station, take AC Transit’s Line 51B to the stop at Durant and College. Or, take the Capitol Corridor to the Richmond or Oakland Coliseum stations and connect with BART to the downtown Berkeley BART station. For more info, visit:

Visit the Sports & Entertainment page of our website for a complete list of sports and entertainment venues served by the Capitol Corridor in Northern California.