There are 3 ways to get from Oakland to Sonora by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Modesto Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take a taxi from Modesto Amtrak to Sonora

$151 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus, line 60 bus, taxi  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Modesto Transit Center to S. Maag Ave. & E. F. St. 60
  3. Take a taxi from S. Maag Ave. & E. F. St. to Sonora

$111 - $154

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Sonora 122 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Sonora is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to Sonora is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Oakland and Sonora is 104 miles. The road distance is 122 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Oakland to Sonora, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Oakland to Sonora without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $150 - $220.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to Sonora.
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  • Distance: 104.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

There is no direct connection from Oakland to Sonora. However, you can take the train to Modesto Amtrak then take the taxi to Sonora. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Modesto, Ca, take the walk to Modesto Transit Center, take the line 60 bus to S. Maag Ave. & E. F. St., then take the taxi to Sonora.

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 Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
StaRT
Phone
+1 800-262-1516
Website
srt.org
Bus from Modesto Transit Center to S. Maag Ave. & E. F. St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
srt.org
Other operators
Taxi from Modesto Amtrak to Sonora
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Desoto Cab Co
Phone
+1 209-999-9999
Website
desotocab.webs.com
Red Top Taxi
Phone
+1 209-524-4741
Website
redtoptaxicabs.com
Metro Cab Co
Phone
+1 209-888-8888
Website
metrocabmodesto.com

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