The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from San Diego to Oakland, CA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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12 h 20 m
12 h 48 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave San Diego for Oakland, CA every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||453 miles (731 km)|
|Average bus duration||12 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$100 (€90)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Greyhound, Amtrak or Flixbus USA|
Buses from San Diego to Oakland, CA cover the 453 miles (731 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 45 min with our travel partners like Greyhound, Amtrak or Flixbus USA. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $100 (€90), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $55 (€50).
Amtrak, Greyhound and FlixBus buses will get you from San Diego to Oakland, CA from $55 (€50). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak buses running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by bus across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next bus journey between San Diego and Oakland, CA.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
San Diego to Oakland, CA bus information with FlixBus:
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