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

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Train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$40 - $110

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6781 / ...

$24 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Oakland to Fresno 176.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT

$189 - $662

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Fresno is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Fresno is to drive which takes 3 h and costs $17 - $25.

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The distance between Oakland and Fresno is 250 km. The road distance is 282 km.

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The train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Fresno Amtrak takes 4 h 1 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Fresno, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station and arriving at Fresno Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Fresno 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oakland to Fresno every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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