There are 11 ways to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley by plane, subway, tram, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$55 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to West Oakland, CA LA-Oakland

$31 - $48

9 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$109 - $438

Tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK

$60 - $287

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK

$129 - $605

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$129 - $656

Fly Burbank to Concord, BART  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Concord (CCR) BUR - CCR
  2. Take the BART from Concord to Rockridge

$54 - $354

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Oakland

$39 - $50

Train  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Coast Starlight

$70 - $200

Night bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$42 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Berkeley 377 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley is to fly and BART which costs $55 - $210 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Berkeley is 349 miles. The road distance is 377 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Oxford St:Addison St via Broadway:12th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 11 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Berkeley once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 11 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Concord to Rockridge
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Metro Los Angeles
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles to West Oakland, CA
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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