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Journey details

Best price 29 $
Journey duration 12 h 40 min
Connections per day 25
First departure: 05:40
Last departure: 22:15
Distance 732km

Find your bus connections from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA on virail

Finding the perfect bus connection from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

What is the lowest price for bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA?

Bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA cost on average 48,71 $, but if you have the possiblity to book in advance, or if your travel dates are flexible, you will more easily get low-cost bus tickets from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA for only 24,50 $.

Where do the buses to Oakland, CA leave from?

When travelling by bus from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA, the stations served are La Jolla UTC, Old Town San Diego, Santa Fe Depot (San Diego) or Seaport Village (San Diego) and W Oakland BART.

Buses from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA


Seen the short distance between San Diego, CA and Oakland, CA, you could also choose to travel by train or carpooling. Spending little more money, your journey would become more comfortable.

With such a long journey, we would like to give you some advice: you can look for a flight to Oakland, CA, or if your budget is limited, you can check night buses and trains to save the daytime for your visits.

How many connections are there to go Oakland, CA from San Diego, CA by bus per day?

If you need to travel to Oakland, CA from San Diego, CA please know that there are 4 bus connections every day. Please know that absolutely all these connections direct lines. Therefore, you will stay in the same bus for the whole trip.

When are the buses from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA scheduled?

To get to Oakland, CA from San Diego, CA by bus, it will take you around 12 hours and 4 minutes, or even 10 hours and 10 minutes if you choose the fastest solutions. The first bus leaves San Diego, CA at 05:03, while the last one is at 21:03.

Which bus lines can take you from San Diego, CA to Oakland, CA?

There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also FlixBus with buses to Oakland, CA.

Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.

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