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San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus

The journey from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus is 38.2 mi and takes 1 hr 9 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:35 AM and the last at 10:00 PM. It is possible to travel from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus for as little as $8.58 or as much as $15.42. The best price for this journey is $8.58.

Lowest Price$8.58
Journey Duration1 hr 9 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$8.58
Highest Price$15.42
First Departure5:35 AM
Last Departure10:00 PM
Distance38.2 mi
DepartureSan Jose, CA
ArrivalOakland, CA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?

The prices for bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA will cost $8.58. The average bus ticket price is approximately $11.11. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $11.11. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus?

The journey between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA by bus is approximately 38.2 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 9 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA will complete the journey in 0 hr 40 min.On average, it will take you about 1 hr 9 min to travel the 38.2 mi between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA.

What time are the first and last departures from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?

The first daily departure from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA leaves at 5:35 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 10:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA leaves at 5:35 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many daily journeys are there from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?

On average, there are 7 daily departures from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 7 departures from San Jose, CA which travel directly to Oakland, CA. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest San Jose, CA - Oakland, CA bus tickets can be found for as low as $81.20 if you’re lucky, or $93.63 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Oakland, CA by bus

When travelling to Oakland, CA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound and FlixBus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA
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San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
4.3kg
Bus
4.61kg
Flight
12.29kg
Car
9.84kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
A bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA is $11.11. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.58.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA is $8.58. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA by bus?
San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA is 38.2 mi.
How long does the bus between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA take?
San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA is on average 1 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
The bus journey from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA leave?
The earliest bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA departs at 5:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA depart?
The latest bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA departs at 10:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $8.58 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from San Jose, CA to go to Oakland, CA.
What's the fastest journey time between San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA is 0 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Jose, CA and Oakland, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA by bus?
The bus journey from San Jose, CA to Oakland, CA creates 4.61kg of CO2 emissions.

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