Directions from Redwood City to Oakland

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Recommended option

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 19 min

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

$11 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to El Camino Real & Linden Ave Ecr
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Oakland 35 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  37 min

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

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The distance between Redwood City and Oakland is 36 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Redwood City to Oakland, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Redwood City to Oakland. However, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae, then take the BART to 12th St. Oakland City Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Redwood City to Oakland via El Camino Real & Linden Ave and Millbrae in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to El Camino Real & Linden Ave
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Redwood City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$55 - $70
uberX
$55 - $70
WAV
$55 - $70
uberXL
$80 - $110
SELECT
$110 - $150
BLACK
$150 - $200
SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Redwood City to Oakland
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240

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