There are 8 ways to get from Santa Clara to Oakland by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station Capitol Corridor

$23 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Bowers to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr

$8 - $11

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 44 min

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

$13 - $29

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 56 min

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

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Clara to Oakland 41.1 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Oakland 41.1 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clara to Oakland 41.1 miles

$65 - $85

Bikeshare  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Cycle from San Pedro St At Hedding St to Frank H Ogawa Plaza 46.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Oakland is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Oakland is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Oakland is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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The train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station takes 57 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santa Clara Amtrak and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Clara, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Santa Clara to Oakland every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Santa Clara to Oakland hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
57 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
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Greyhound USA
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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
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Bowers to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Clara to Oakland
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $120
SELECT
$130 - $170
BLACK
$180 - $230
SUV
$200 - $260
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Pedro St At Hedding St to Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Santa Clara 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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