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There are 7 ways to get from Reno to Walnut Creek by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Flixbus USA  •  4 h 32 min

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

$12 - $22

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$29 - $66

Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak California Zephyr

$48 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Walnut Creek 203.6 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Oakland, BART  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to 19th St. Oakland BART Station
  3. Take the BART from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station

$97 - $488

Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station

$141 - $768

Fly to San Jose, BART  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Jose (SJC) RNO - SJC
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station

$131 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Reno to Walnut Creek is to bus which costs $12 - $23 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reno to Walnut Creek is to fly and BART which costs $95 - $490 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Reno and Walnut Creek is 166 miles. The road distance is 203.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Walnut Creek without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $12 - $23.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Reno to Walnut Creek, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reno to Walnut Creek is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $12 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reno to Walnut Creek is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Reno to Walnut Creek.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Reno Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Walnut Creek. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reno to Walnut Creek.
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  • Distance: 166.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Reno, NV, USA and Walnut Creek, CA, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Reno to Walnut Creek 6 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Reno to Walnut Creek twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Reno Amtrak Station to Richmond Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to 19th St. Oakland BART Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 19th St. Oakland BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Walnut Creek BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Reno to W Oakland BART
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Reno, Nv to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The best way to get from Reno to Reno Airport is to line 12 bus which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $5.

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