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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Oakland by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 752 bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Van Neste Square 164 / ...
  2. Take the line 752 bus from Van Neste Square to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$4 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 165 bus, bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the line 165 bus from Boulevard East At 69Th St to State St At Salem St# 165
  2. Take the bus from Central Ave At State St to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$3 - $11

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Train, line 752 bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the line 752 bus from Wilsey Square At West Ridgewood Ave to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$10 - $22

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Oakland 27.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Oakland 27.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Oakland is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Oakland is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave via Van Neste Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Oakland is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Oakland without a car is to bus and line 752 bus which takes 2h 29m and costs $3 - $11.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Manhattan to Oakland, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Oakland bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Oakland bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Oakland is 28 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Manhattan to Oakland.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Oakland, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Oakland via Van Neste Square in around 2h 29m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Van Neste Square
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Wilsey Square At West Ridgewood Ave to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Boulevard East At 69Th St to State St At Salem St#
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Central Ave At State St to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Oakland
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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