There are 6 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 2 h 7 min
$27 - $50
Bus • 3 h 44 min
$7 - $14
4 alternative options
Line 522 bus, bus • 2 h 56 min
$13 - $28
Taxi • 46 min
$240 - $290
Drive • 46 min
$4 - $7
Uber • 46 min
$65 - $90
Questions & Answers
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 costs $240 - $290 and takes 46 min.
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 San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.
No, there is no direct train from Sunnyvale to Oakland station. However, there are services departing from Sunnyvale Caltrain and arriving at Oakland Jack London Square Station via Santa Clara Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.
The distance between Sunnyvale and Oakland is 33 miles. The road distance is 43.2 miles.
The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $26 - $50.
It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland, including transfers.
Sunnyvale to Oakland bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Hollenbeck station.
Sunnyvale to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Clara Amtrak station.
The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Oakland is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $26 - $50. Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus, which costs $13 - $29 and takes 2 h 56 min.
What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Oakland, CA, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Sunnyvale to Oakland every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Oakland via Santa Clara & Montgomery and San Jose, Ca in around 2 h 56 min.
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.
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Jack London Square Station
- Ave. Duration
- 57 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $23 - $45
- Coach Seat
- $23 - $35
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $40 - $60
- Business Coach Seat
- $30 - $45
- $130 - $190
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.
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 15 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $11 - $24
- $11 - $16
- $19 - $24
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More Questions & Answers
Sunnyvale to Oakland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Oakland, Ca station.
Sunnyvale to Oakland train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oakland Jack London Square Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Oakland is 43 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Sunnyvale to Oakland.
There are 604+ hotels available in Oakland. Prices start at $108 USD per night.