There are 6 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland by train, subway, bus, taxi, 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

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Local / ...
  2. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Ecr
  2. Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae / ...

$8 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 522 bus, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. 22 / ...
  2. 6844 / ...

$14 - $29

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 43.2 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 43.2 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  46 min

  1. 43.2 miles

$65 - $85

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

You can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Oakland via Santa Clara & 2Nd, 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose Caltrain Station, and San Jose, Ca in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Subway from San Bruno to 12th St. Oakland City Center
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Hollenbeck to Santa Clara & 2Nd
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
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 Sunnyvale to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $95
ASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
WAV
$65 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $130
SELECT
$140 - $180
BLACK
$190 - $240
SUV
$210 - $270
Taxi from Sunnyvale to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sunnyvale and Oakland is 53 km. The road distance is 69 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs $240 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Oakland. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Hollenbeck and arriving at Oakland, Ca via 1St & Santa Clara and San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland, including transfers.