There are 3 ways to get from Merced to Oakland by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$18 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 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

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

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

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The distance between Merced and Oakland is 105 miles. The road distance is 120 miles.

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Merced Amtrak and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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Merced to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Merced to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 104.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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 8 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Merced Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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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