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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station 17
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$33 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 805 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6766 / ...
  2. Take the line 805 bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Oakland International Airport 805

$17 - $33

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) 65.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport 65.9 miles

$230 - $320

Uber  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) 65.9 miles

$100 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK). However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz, Ca and arriving at Oakland International Airport via Thomas L Berkley Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and Oakland Airport (OAK) is 52 miles. The road distance is 65.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK), including transfers.

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Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Cruz, Ca station.

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Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Oakland International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK).

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There are 645+ hotels available in Oakland Airport (OAK). Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK).
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  • Distance: 52.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz, CA, USA and Oakland Airport (OAK), USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK) via Oakland, Ca and Thomas L Berkley Way in around 3 h 48 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 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
Bus operators
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from Ocean & Water to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scmtd.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Cruz, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Oakland International Airport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport (OAK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$100 - $130
UberX
$100 - $130
WAV
$100 - $130
UberXL
$150 - $200
Select
$210 - $270
Black
$290 - $370
Black SUV
$320 - $400
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Santa Cruz to Oakland Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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