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Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Francisco (SFO) BOS - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to 12th Street / Oakland City Center

$166 - $368

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Fly to Oakland  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Oakland (OAK) BOS - OAK

$129 - $416

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Fly to San Jose, BART  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to San Jose (SJC) BOS - SJC
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to 12th Street / Oakland City Center

$182 - $401

Fly to Stockton, bus  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Stockton (SCK) BOS - SCK
  2. Take the bus from Stockton to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station

Fly to Sacramento, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Sacramento (SMF) BOS - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Oakland

$210 - $355

Bus, train  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville

$302 - $456

Train  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Boston to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville California Zephyr

$310 - $462

Bus  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Los Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Oakland

$344 - $508

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland 3121.1 miles

$300 - $450

Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland by bus and train

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Oakland is around 3 days 6h and covers a distance of around 3441 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 6h. Operated by Logan Express and Amtrak, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in Emeryville. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 6h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 6h
Journey distance:
3441 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$310
Carbon emissions:
291 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:32
Last service departs at:
12:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland bus and train schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Oakland
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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland is to fly and BART which costs $180 - $410 and takes 8h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland is to fly and BART. Taking this option will cost $160 - $370 and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Oakland via South Station, Boston, MA, New York and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 9h.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Oakland is 2702 miles. The road distance is 3121.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 3h and costs $300 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs $120 - $420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $310 - $470 and takes 3 days 4h, you could also bus, which costs $340 - $550 and takes 3 days 9h.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 20m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 2702.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland via Copley Place across from Back Bay station, Boston, and Chicago Union Station in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$400 - $500
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $500
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from Boston to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Boston to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Boston to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Grand Rapids, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Chicago O'Hare, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Baltimore, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Boston to Stockton via Minneapolis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 12th Street / Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to 12th Street / Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Chicago Union Station to Emeryville
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Twice 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 Boston to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Amtrak

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
Bus from Stockton to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550
Bus from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110

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Oakland is 3h behind Boston Airport (BOS). It is currently 7:01 AM in Boston Airport (BOS) and 4:01 AM in Oakland.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland is 3121 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Oakland.

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