COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Find coach tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles


Journey Information

Oakland to Los Angeles coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£37.66
Shortest Duration7h 55m
Trips per day7
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Oakland to Los Angeles right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Oakland to Los Angeles?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £37.66 was the low point for coach fares from Oakland to Los Angeles. Coaches from Los Angeles to Oakland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £37.66 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £7.45 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 10 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 343 miles (553 kilometers) from Oakland, CA to Los Angeles, CA. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Oakland to Los Angeles for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Oakland?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Oakland to Los Angeles, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Oakland to Los Angeles every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Oakland to Los Angeles; ticket prices start at £39.82.

What coach companies travel from Oakland to Los Angeles?

There is one coach company that operates from Oakland to Los Angeles. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound710h 48m£40.03

Where does the coach leave from in Oakland?

Coaches to Los Angeles leave from multiple locations in Oakland, California. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave

Where does the coach arrive in Los Angeles?

Coaches arrive in Los Angeles at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Los Angeles, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station

Price trends for coaches from Oakland to Los Angeles

Average prices by travel date


Monthly average prices


Prices as travel date approaches


coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Oakland, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
17 August 2019Visiting friends
Too many stops - difficult to get quality rest. Also hard to get comfortable in the seats, even with the reclining.

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
2 December 2019Visiting friends
I appreciated the kindness of the driver. I definitely prefer Megabus over any other
Watch your surroundings at all times
2 November 2019Visiting friends
Very straight forward!
8 September 2019Visiting friends
The Operator was friendly and proffessional
Awesome Company to do business with.
28 June 2019Visiting friends
Got me there on time
Making sure other guest adherento the standard for the bus. The upstairs was a free for all and one guest in particular was acting extremely obnoxious and rude. Talking loudly on her phone and being belligerent with other guests nicely asked her to chill. Also the bus i...More
Be considerate of the rules. They help everyone get the trip they paid for and deserve to enjoy.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

Available on iOS & Android
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.