There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Oakdale by subway, train, bus or car

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BART, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Richmond BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Modesto Amtrak San Joaquins

$63 - $110

Cheapest option

BART, bus, line 60 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
  2. Take the bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Modesto Transit Center to E. G St. & S Sierra Ave. 60

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus, line 60 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Modesto, Ca 6839 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Modesto Transit Center to E. G St. & S. 2nd Ave. 60

$17 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Oakdale 98.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Oakdale is to BART and bus and line 60 bus which costs $8 - $11 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Oakdale is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Oakdale. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at E. G St. & S. 2nd Ave. via Modesto Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Oakdale is 86 miles. The road distance is 98.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Oakdale without a car is to BART and train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from San Francisco to Oakdale, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Oakdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco to Oakdale bus services, operated by StaRT, arrive at E. G St. & S. 2nd Ave. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Oakdale is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from San Francisco to Oakdale.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Oakdale. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 86.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Oakdale, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Oakdale via Modesto, Ca and Modesto Transit Center in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Richmond BART Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Modesto Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 San Francisco, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
StaRT
Phone
+1 800-262-1516
Website
srt.org
Bus from Modesto Transit Center to E. G St. & S. 2nd Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
srt.org
Bus from Modesto Transit Center to E. G St. & S Sierra Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
srt.org
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com

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