There are 4 ways to get from Oakland to Gilroy by bus, 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.

Recommended option

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 - $14

2 alternative options

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 / ...

$16 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Gilroy 71.5 miles

$7 - $11

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.

Train operators
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Cahill / Diridon Station to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mst.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oakland to Gilroy?

The distance between Oakland and Gilroy is 108 km. The road distance is 114 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oakland to Gilroy?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Oakland to Gilroy?

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

Is there a direct bus between Oakland and Gilroy?

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.

How long does it take to get from Oakland to Gilroy?

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