There are 10 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly New York JFK to San Francisco  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Francisco (SFO) JFK - SFO

$141 - $433

9 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Oakland  •  7 h

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Oakland (OAK) JFK - OAK

$166 - $535

Fly New York JFK to San Jose, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Jose (SJC) JFK - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$174 - $534

Fly Newark to Oakland  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Oakland (OAK) EWR - OAK

$311 - $993

Fly Newark to San Francisco  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO) EWR - SFO

$189 - $542

Fly Newark to San Jose, train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Jose (SJC) EWR - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$197 - $559

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Francisco  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Francisco (SFO) PHL - SFO

$259 - $939

Train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak California Zephyr

$419 - $1,281

Bus  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca 6774

$314 - $781

Drive  •  45 h 31 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland 2941.1 miles

$280 - $420

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Delta, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 3 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Oakland via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to San Jose via Long Beach
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Oakland is 4136 km. The road distance is 4706 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland is to fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 7 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland is to fly which takes 7 h and costs $160 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland. However, there are services departing from JFK Airport and arriving at Oakland, Ca via Terminal B, Newark, Nj and Las Vegas, Nv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Oakland, including transfers.