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There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to Oakland by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  1 h 30 min

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

$5 - $35

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Capitol Corridor / ...

$29

Bus Fairfield and Suisun Transit  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station Blue

$7 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Oakland 81 miles

$7 - $12

Fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) SMF - SFO

$79 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Oakland is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Oakland is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sacramento, Ca and arriving at Oakland, Ca. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sacramento Valley Station station and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Oakland is 69 miles. The road distance is 81 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Oakland without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $5 - $35.

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The bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sacramento to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Oakland is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $5 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 and takes 1 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 68.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sacramento to Oakland every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Flixbus USA also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Sacramento to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29
Bus operators
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 Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Sacramento to W Oakland BART
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from J St. and 6th St. to Pleasant Hill BART Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST

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The quickest flight from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sacramento to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland, Ca station.

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Sacramento to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Oakland is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Sacramento to Oakland.

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United Airlines offers flights from Sacramento Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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Book your Sacramento to Oakland bus tickets online with Greyhound and FlixBus.

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There are 596+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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