There are 6 ways to get from Oakland to Los Gatos by bus, tram, train, subway, night bus, car or towncar

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, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Santa Clara Station to Winchester Station 902
  3. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center 48 / ...

$17 - $40

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 48 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6739 / ...
  2. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center 48 / ...

$15 - $27

4 alternative options

Train, line 902 tram, line 48 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to San Jose Diridon Station
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Convention Center Station to Winchester Station 902
  3. Take the line 48 bus from Winchester Transit Center to Santa Cruz & Olive 48

$28 - $48

BART, Caltrain, line 902 tram  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Mountain View Station to Winchester Station 902

$17 - $22

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Los Gatos 50 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Los Gatos 50 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Oakland and Los Gatos is 43 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Los Gatos without a car is to bus and line 902 tram and line 48 bus which takes 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Oakland to Los Gatos, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Los Gatos is 50 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Oakland to Los Gatos.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Los Gatos.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Los Gatos, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Oakland to Los Gatos. However, you can take the bus to San Jose, Ca, take the walk to Santa Clara & Montgomery, take the bus to Santa Clara & 2Nd, take the walk to Santa Clara Station, take the line 902 tram to Winchester Station, take the walk to Winchester Transit Center, then take the line 48 bus to Los Gatos Civic Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oakland to Los Gatos via San Jose Diridon Station, Diridon Station, Convention Center Station, Winchester Station, and Winchester Transit Center in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Santa Clara Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Tram from Convention Center Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
vta.org
Tram from Mountain View Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
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 Oakland Jack London Square Station to San Jose Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Transit Center to Santa Cruz & Olive
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to Los Gatos
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $100
UberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
UberXL
$110 - $150
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$220 - $280
Black SUV
$240 - $310

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