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Seattle to Oakland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$123.50
Fastest time20h 20m
Trips per day5
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Seattle to Oakland cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Seattle to Oakland were $123.50.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Seattle to Oakland is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $38.17 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Seattle to Oakland?

The distance between Seattle and Oakland is approximately 677.63 miles, or 1090.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 24 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 hours and 20 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 day to travel by bus from Seattle to Oakland?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Seattle to Oakland is on Wednesday. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Saturday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Saturday is the way to go.

Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?

There are 8 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Oakland will depart from these stations in Seattle:

  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way
  • 702 Marion St
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
  • 9th Ave &spring St
  • 325 9th St
  • 1301 Madison St
  • 1260 Cherry St
  • 1660 S Columbian Way

Where does the bus arrive in Oakland?

Buses from Seattle arrive in Oakland at one main station:

  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave

What bus companies travel from Seattle to Oakland?

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Seattle to Oakland, with an average of 5.038 trips per day and 43.667 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Seattle to Oakland. Of the 5 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Seattle to Oakland start at $127.71.

1 carriers offer Seattle to Oakland bus trips


Book Greyhound from Seattle to Oakland from $123.50. There are 5.038462 Greyhound schedules from Seattle to Oakland and you can expect on average to pay $129.11 for a Greyhound ticket to Oakland. In Seattle, Greyhound departs to Oakland from Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way and 7 other stations. In Oakland, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Seattle to Oakland takes 24 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Oakland in 20 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4.833333 trips per day and you could expect to pay $133.15 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

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