There are 4 ways to get from Oakland to Redding by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 8320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca 1420 / ...

$36 - $82

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Redding Amtrak Coast Starlight

$45 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Redding 212.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Redding (RDD) SFO - RDD

$139 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Redding is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Redding is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to Redding. However, there are services departing from Oakland, Ca and arriving at Redding, Ca via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station station and arriving at Redding Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Redding is 193 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Redding without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Oakland to Redding, including transfers.

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

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Oakland to Redding train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Redding is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 5 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $300 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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  • Distance: 193.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Oakland to Redding via Sacramento, Ca in around 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Redding once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 27 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Redding
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Oakland to Redding bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Redding, Ca station.

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Oakland to Redding train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Redding Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Redding is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Oakland to Redding.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Redding Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Redding. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 44 min and costs $7 - $10.

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