There are 4 ways to get from Oakland to Los Gatos by bus, tram, subway, 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 30 min

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

$15 - $28

Cheapest option

BART, line 181 bus, line 902 tram  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Fremont
  2. Take the line 181 bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission 181
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Civic Center Station to Winchester Station 902

$10 - $11

2 alternative options

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

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Los Gatos is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Los Gatos is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 51 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Oakland to Los Gatos, including transfers.

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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 Diridon 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 Fremont, Fremont Bart Station, 1St & Mission, Civic Center Station, Winchester Station, and Winchester Transit Center in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Tram from Diridon Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Tram from Civic Center Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
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

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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Transit Center to Los Gatos Civic Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from Fremont Bart Station to 1St & Mission
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
POOL
$80 - $110
ASSIST
$75 - $100
uberX
$75 - $100
WAV
$75 - $100
uberXL
$110 - $150
SELECT
$160 - $200
BLACK
$220 - $280
SUV
$240 - $310

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