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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.

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BART, Caltrain  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Millbrae BART Station Red / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain Local / ...

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

BART, bus  •  2 h 54 min

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

$8 - $14

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 - $41

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 - $75

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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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 Santa Clara & Montgomery and Santa Clara & 1St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 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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The best way to get from Oakland to Mountain View without a car is to BART and Caltrain which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $13 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Oakland to Mountain View, including transfers.

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Oakland to Mountain View bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oakland, Ca station.

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Oakland to Mountain View bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at El Camino & Castro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Mountain View is 40 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Oakland to Mountain View.

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There are 445+ hotels available in Mountain View. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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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 58 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, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2Nd, and Santa Clara & 1St in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
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
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to San Bruno BART Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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 3 hours
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 Santa Clara & 1St to El Camino & Castro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $65
Assist
$60 - $75
UberX
$60 - $75
WAV
$60 - $75
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$130 - $170
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$190 - $240
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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