There are 7 ways to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6844 / ...

$6 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, BART  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from San Jose Caltrain Station to Fremont Bart Station 181
  2. Take the BART from Fremont BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond

$6 - $7

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Capitol Corridor / ...

$23 - $45

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland 41.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland 41.8 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland 41.8 miles

$65 - $85

Bikeshare  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Cycle from San Jose Diridon Station to Frank H Ogawa Plaza 49 miles

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Jose, Ca and arriving at Oakland, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Jose Diridon Station station and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between San Jose Diridon Station and Oakland is 39 miles. The road distance is 41.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $6 - $24.

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The bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $6 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $23 - $45 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland, Ca station.

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San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between San Jose Diridon Station, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from San Jose, CA to West Oakland, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from San Jose Caltrain Station to Fremont Bart Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
UberXL
$95 - $130
Select
$140 - $180
Black
$180 - $240
Black SUV
$200 - $260
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Jose Diridon Station to Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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