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

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Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Auburn Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Capitol Corridor

$35 - $83

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station 5
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$39 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nevada City to Oakland 141.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Nevada City to Oakland is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nevada City to Oakland is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Nevada City and Oakland is 122 miles. The road distance is 141.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nevada City to Oakland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Nevada City to Oakland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nevada City to Oakland is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nevada City to Oakland is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Nevada City to Oakland.

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There are 612+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nevada City to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Nevada City, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Nevada City to Oakland once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nevada City to Oakland via Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St, Nevada St at Amtrak Station, Auburn Amtrak, Roseville Amtrak, Roseville, and Sacramento, Ca in around 6 h 44 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Auburn Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Nevada St at Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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