There are 11 ways to get from Pasadena to Berkeley by tram, plane, subway, train, bus, night bus or car

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

Tram to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Oakland (OAK) LAX - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$59 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Burbank to Oakland

$40 - $56

9 alternative options

Tram to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Oakland (OAK) BUR - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$112 - $443

Fly Burbank to San Francisco, BART  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Francisco (SFO) BUR - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur

$81 - $476

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Oakland (OAK) ONT - OAK

$130 - $610

Tram, tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  3. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley

$62 - $289

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Oakland (OAK) SNA - OAK

$116 - $629

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Pasadena, CA - Hilton to Bakersfield, CA 5402 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$56 - $140

Train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Coast Starlight

$72 - $202

Night bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6862 / ...

$45 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Berkeley 378 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Pasadena, CA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Pasadena to Berkeley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 57 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pasadena to Berkeley once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 11 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pasadena to Berkeley?

The distance between Pasadena and Berkeley is 556 km. The road distance is 605 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley?

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley?

The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley is to tram and fly and BART which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $55 - $220.

Is there a direct bus between Pasadena and Berkeley?

No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Raymond / Holly and arriving at Oxford St:Addison St via North Hollywood Station, Burbank and Broadway:12th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Pasadena to Berkeley?

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Pasadena to Berkeley, including transfers.