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Oakland to San Francisco bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.95
Fastest time0h 19m
Trips per day14
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How much does a bus ticket from Oakland to San Francisco cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Oakland to San Francisco were $8.18.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Oakland to San Francisco is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $2.82 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Oakland to San Francisco?

The distance between Oakland and San Francisco is approximately 8.35 miles, or 13.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 19 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Oakland to San Francisco?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Oakland to San Francisco by bus is on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Oakland to San Francisco?

On average there are 14 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Oakland to San Francisco, with an average of 14 trips per day and 117 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Oakland to San Francisco. Of the 14 trips there are 14 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Oakland to San Francisco start at $11.93.

1 carriers offer Oakland to San Francisco bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Oakland to San Francisco from $7.95. There are 14 Greyhound schedules from Oakland to San Francisco and you can expect on average to pay $10.84 for a Greyhound ticket to San Francisco. In Oakland, Greyhound departs to San Francisco from Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave and no other station. In San Francisco, Greyhound arrives at 425 Mission St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Oakland to San Francisco takes 0 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to San Francisco in 0 hours and 19 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay $11.49 for a weekend getaway trip to San Francisco.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 24m
Avg. Price
$10.84

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Buses to San Francisco depart from one main station in Oakland:
  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave
Buses from Oakland arrive in San Francisco at one main station:
  • 425 Mission St