There are 6 ways to get from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center by train, bus, subway, tram, 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

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Great America Station Capitol Corridor

$22 - $45

Cheapest option

BART, Caltrain, line 902 tram  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to Millbrae BART Station
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Mountain View Caltrain
  3. Take the line 902 tram from Mountain View Station to Great America Station 902

$15 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus, line 60 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6781 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Santa Clara Caltrain Station to Old Ironsides & Tasman 60

$16 - $56

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center 38.6 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center 38.6 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center 38.6 miles

$60 - $80

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakland Jack London Square Station station and arriving at Santa Clara Great America Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Santa Clara Convention Center is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs .

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The train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Great America Station takes 52 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 60 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Santa Clara Great America Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center is 39 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center.

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There are 427+ hotels available in Santa Clara Convention Center. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center via San Jose, Ca, San Jose Diridon Caltrain, Santa Clara Caltrain, Santa Clara Caltrain Station, and Old Ironsides & Tasman in around 2 h 17 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Santa Clara Great America Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Tram from Mountain View Station to Great America Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 20 minutes
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 Caltrain Station to Old Ironsides & Tasman
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center
Ave. Duration
41 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
$120 - $160
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Oakland to Santa Clara Convention Center
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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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