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There are 6 ways to get from Redwood City to Oakland by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, BART  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center Red

$12 - $16

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Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St 398

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus, BART  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr / ...
  2. Take the BART from San Bruno to 12th St. Oakland City Center Yellow / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  37m

  1. Take a taxi from Redwood City to Oakland 35 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  37m

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Oakland 35 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  37m

  1. Take an Uber from Redwood City to Oakland 35 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Oakland is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Redwood City to Oakland is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Redwood City to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B and arriving at Thomas L Berkley Way via Transbay Temp Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Redwood City and Oakland is 22 miles. The road distance is 35 miles.

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The best way to get from Redwood City to Oakland without a car is to Caltrain and BART which takes 1h 24m and costs $11 - $16.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Redwood City to Oakland, including transfers.

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Redwood City to Oakland bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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Redwood City to Oakland bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 1st St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Redwood City to Oakland is 35 miles. It takes approximately 37m to drive from Redwood City to Oakland.

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There are 613+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Redwood City to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Redwood City, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from Redwood City to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 39m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Redwood City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $95
Select
$110 - $150
Black
$150 - $200
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Redwood City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
37m
Estimated price
$190 - $240

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