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There are 9 ways to get from Oakland to Montclair by plane, subway, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SFO - ONT

$66 - $203

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Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Oakland to Los Angeles Union Sta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak / ...

$47 - $68

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BART to Oakland, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the BART from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Coliseum
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) OAK - ONT

$97 - $322

BART to San Jose, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the BART from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJC - ONT

$131 - $323

Fly Oakland to Los Angeles, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) OAK - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

$60 - $300

BART, bus, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the BART from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Berryessa / North San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

$48 - $75

Train  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the train from Oakland to Los Angeles Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station San Bernardino Line

$65 - $91

Night bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Oakland to Montclair N2002

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Oakland to Montclair 403.7 miles

$35 - $60

Oakland to Montclair by subway, bus, tram and train

The journey time between Oakland and Montclair is around 10h 50m and covers a distance of around 416 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 9m. Operated by BART, Santa Clara VTA, Hoang Express and others, the Oakland to Montclair service departs from 12th Street / Oakland City Center and arrives in Montclair station. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 50m
Fastest journey time:
9h 9m
Journey distance:
416 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oakland to Montclair subway, bus, tram and train schedules

Oakland → Montclair
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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Montclair is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Oakland to Montclair is to BART and fly. Taking this option will cost $95 - $330 and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Oakland and arriving at Montclair. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oakland to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Oakland and arriving at Montclair station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 10m.

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The distance between Oakland and Montclair is 365 miles. The road distance is 403.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Montclair without a car is to BART and bus and train which takes 10h 13m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Oakland to Montclair, including transfers.

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Oakland to Montclair bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland station.

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Oakland to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Oakland station.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Montclair is to fly which takes 3h 42m and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10h 46m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 14h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 365.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Oakland to Montclair 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oakland to Montclair via Los Angeles Union Sta, Union Station, and Montclair Transit Center in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Oakland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $290
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Francisco to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th Street / Oakland City Center to Berryessa / North San Jose
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Hoang Express
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from San José, CA - King Rd to Chinatown Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
gotobus.com
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 to Los Angeles Union Sta
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Oakland to Montclair
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Oakland to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Oakland to Montclair train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Montclair station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Montclair is 404 miles. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Oakland to Montclair.

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Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Montclair. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 45 min and costs $9 - $11.

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