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 31 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to San Bruno Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 8 Outer Busway 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 / ...

$15 - $38

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

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Oakland and Mountain View is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.5 miles.

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Mountain View.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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 8 Outer Busway to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
WAV
$60 - $80
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$190 - $250
Taxi from Oakland to Mountain View
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
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

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