There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley by plane, subway, train, tram, 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.

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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 BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$109 - $438

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Bus Boltbus  •  10 h 2 min

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

$32 - $47

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Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 29 min

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

$55 - $209

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  4 h 10 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

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Del Amo Station
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$60 - $287

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 14 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

$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 BART Station to Rockridge BART Station

$54 - $354

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6834 / ...

$45 - $105

Train  •  11 h 44 min

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

$70 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Berkeley 377 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Mlk Jr:University Av via Broadway:20th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 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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The distance between Los Angeles and Berkeley is 349 miles. The road distance is 377 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Berkeley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Berkeley train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley is to bus which takes 9 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Burbank Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Los Angeles to Berkeley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 348.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Berkeley every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 55 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 Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
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 16 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
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Concord BART Station to Rockridge BART Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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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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
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.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 Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
Website
boltbus.com

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Los Angeles to Berkeley train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Emeryville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Berkeley is 377 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Los Angeles to Berkeley.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Burbank Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Berkeley. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Burbank Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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