There are 5 ways to get from Oakland to Gilroy by bus, train, subway, night 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

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

$14 - $35

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Fremont Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond
  2. Take the bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station 68 / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, Caltrain  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain Limited / ...

$29 - $52

Night bus, bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca 6781 / ...

$14 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Gilroy 71.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Gilroy is to BART and bus which costs $6 - $9 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Gilroy is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Gilroy is 68 miles. The road distance is 71.5 miles.

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The bus from Oakland, Ca to Gilroy, Ca takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Gilroy, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oakland station to Gilroy. However, there are services departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station and arriving at Gilroy Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Gilroy.
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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oakland to Gilroy every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oakland to Gilroy via Santa Clara Amtrak and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Fremont
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oakland, CA, W Oakland BART to Gilroy, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Gilroy Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vta.org
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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