There are 5 ways to get from Menlo Park to Oakland by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  2. Take the BART from San Bruno to 12th St. Oakland City Center Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae / ...

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Menlo Park to Oakland 34.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Menlo Park to Oakland 34.3 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Menlo Park to Oakland 34.3 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

The distance between Menlo Park and Oakland is 40 km. The road distance is 55 km.

The cheapest way to get from Menlo Park to Oakland is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Menlo Park to Oakland is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs $190 - $230.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Menlo Park to Oakland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Menlo Park, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Menlo Park to Oakland. However, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae, then take the BART to 12th St. Oakland City Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Menlo Park to Oakland via San Bruno BART-Bay 5 and San Bruno in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Menlo Park to Oakland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$50 - $70
uberX
$50 - $70
WAV
$50 - $70
uberXL
$80 - $100
SELECT
$110 - $140
BLACK
$150 - $190
SUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Menlo Park to Oakland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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