There are 4 ways to get from Merced to Oakland by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6834

$18 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Merced Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station San Joaquins

$35 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Merced to Oakland 120 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, BART  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Oakland (OAK) MCE - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum to 12th St. Oakland City Center

$28 - $54

What companies run services between Merced, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Merced to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Merced to Oakland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Merced Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Merced, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Merced to Oakland?

The distance between Merced and Oakland is 167 km. The road distance is 192 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Merced to Oakland?

The cheapest way to get from Merced to Oakland is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Merced to Oakland?

The quickest way to get from Merced to Oakland is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $11 - $17.

Is there a direct train between Merced and Oakland?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Merced Amtrak and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

Is there a direct bus between Merced and Oakland?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merced, Ca and arriving at Oakland, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Merced to Oakland?

The bus from Merced, Ca to Oakland, Ca takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.