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There are 5 ways to get from Oakland to Novato by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus via Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from 7th St & Market St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101 / ...

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave 101 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to Novato 32 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Novato 32 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Novato 32 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Novato is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Novato is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Novato. However, there are services departing from Thomas L Berkley Way and arriving at Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave via Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Novato is 27 miles. The road distance is 32 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Novato without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Oakland to Novato, including transfers.

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Oakland to Novato bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, depart from Salesforce Transit Center station.

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Oakland to Novato bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Novato is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Oakland to Novato.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Novato.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Novato, CA, USA?

Golden Gate Transit operates a bus from Oakland to Novato every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from 7th St & Market St to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Redwood Blvd & Grant Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to Novato
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
UberXL
$70 - $95
Select
$100 - $140
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Oakland to Novato
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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