There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Oakland by plane, train, 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

Fly to Oakland  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Oakland (OAK) PDX - OAK

$82 - $314

Cheapest option

Fly to San Francisco  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) PDX - SFO

$70 - $222

4 alternative options

Fly to San Jose, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Jose (SJC) PDX - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station

$88 - $310

Bus  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca 1431
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$73 - $180

Train  •  18 h 10 min

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

$100 - $290

Drive  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Oakland 634.5 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Oakland is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Oakland is to fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $80 - $320.

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The distance between Portland and Oakland is 859 km. The road distance is 1015 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Portland to Oakland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Oakland, Ca via Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Portland to Oakland every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Oakland via Sacramento, Ca in around 14 h 26 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Portland to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Portland to San Jose via Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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