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

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Tram to Los Angeles, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 45 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 BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$57 - $211

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendale to W Oakland BART FlixBus

$19 - $30

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Tram to Burbank, fly to Oakland, BART  •  4 h 50 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 BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$111 - $440

Tram, line 191 bus to Long Beach, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 45 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 Del Amo Station
  3. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
  4. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Oakland (OAK) LGB - OAK
  5. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station

$64 - $291

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland  •  5 h 32 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

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 - $628

Tram to Burbank, fly to Concord, BART  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Concord (CCR) BUR - CCR
  3. Take the BART from Concord BART Station to Rockridge BART Station

$56 - $356

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  8 h 56 min

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

$56 - $140

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6834 / ...

$46 - $118

Train  •  13 h 6 min

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

$72 - $202

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Berkeley 378 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Berkeley. However, there are services departing from Colorado / Garfield and arriving at Durant Av:Shattuck Av via Glendale and West Oakland BART Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Berkeley is 348 miles. The road distance is 378 miles.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Pasadena to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Pasadena to Berkeley bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Glendale station.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Berkeley is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Pasadena to Berkeley bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at W Oakland BART station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Berkeley is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Pasadena to Berkeley.

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Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Oakland Airport.

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  • Distance: 347.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Pasadena to Berkeley 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 50 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Long Beach to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Burbank to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Burbank to Concord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Del Amo Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Concord BART Station to Rockridge BART Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo Station Bay 1 to Del Amo & Lakewood Se
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Pasadena, CA - Hilton to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Glendale to W Oakland BART
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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