There are 6 ways to get from Oakland to Mountain View by subway, train, bus, taxi, 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

BART, Caltrain  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Millbrae Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Bullet / ...

$12 - $17

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Bruno Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1 Ecr

$8 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus, line 522 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the line 522 bus from Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro 22 / ...

$14 - $29

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to Mountain View 39.5 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Mountain View 39.5 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Mountain View 39.5 miles

$55 - $75

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Mountain View, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Oakland to Mountain View via San Jose, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station, 2Nd & Santa Clara, and Santa Clara & 1St in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Bruno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$55 - $75
uberX
$55 - $75
WAV
$55 - $75
uberXL
$90 - $120
SELECT
$120 - $160
BLACK
$170 - $220
SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Oakland to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oakland to Mountain View?

The distance between Oakland and Mountain View is 49 km. The road distance is 63 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oakland to Mountain View?

The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Mountain View is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oakland to Mountain View?

The quickest way to get from Oakland to Mountain View is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $220 - $270.

Is there a direct bus between Oakland and Mountain View?

No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Mountain View. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at El Camino & Castro via San Jose Caltrain Station and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Oakland to Mountain View?

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Oakland to Mountain View, including transfers.