There are 6 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 BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$12 - $17

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 BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae / ...

$7 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St 398

$8 - $9

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

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Menlo Park to Oakland. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain and arriving at Thomas L Berkley Way via Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B and Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Menlo Park and Oakland is 25 miles. The road distance is 34.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Menlo Park to Oakland without a car is to Caltrain and BART which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $12 - $18.

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

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Menlo Park to Oakland bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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Menlo Park to Oakland bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 1st St station.

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Map of how to get from Menlo Park to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

SamTrans operates a bus from Menlo Park to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
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
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $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
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $70
UberX
$55 - $70
WAV
$55 - $70
UberXL
$80 - $110
Select
$110 - $150
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$170 - $220
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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