Cheap bus tickets fromLos Angeles to Oakland

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traveling from Los Angeles to Oakland by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day21
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Los Angeles to Oakland?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Los Angeles to Oakland were $19.47. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $3.99 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Los Angeles to Oakland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Oakland by bus is at 11:00 PM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 AM on Sunday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Los Angeles to Oakland?

On average there are 21 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Oakland, with an average of 12 trips per day and 250 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to Oakland. Of the 21 trips there are 19 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Los Angeles start at $52.00.

bus lines that run from Los Angeles to Oakland

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from Los Angeles to Oakland. The average Megabus ticket to Oakland costs $20.92. Cheap Megabus tickets to Oakland are available on Wanderu starting from $4.99. In Los Angeles, Megabus departs from Union Station and no other station. In Oakland, Megabus arrives at W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Los Angeles to Oakland takes 7 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Oakland in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $22.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 49m
Avg. Price
$20.92

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 12 bus schedule(s) from Los Angeles to Oakland. The average Greyhound ticket to Oakland costs $23.18. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Oakland are available on Wanderu starting from $15.00. In Los Angeles, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St and no other station. In Oakland, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 2103 San Pablo Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Los Angeles to Oakland takes 9 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Oakland in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $24.16 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 14m
Avg. Price
$23.18

BoltBus

BoltBus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Los Angeles to Oakland. The average BoltBus ticket to Oakland costs $24.00. Cheap BoltBus tickets to Oakland are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Los Angeles, BoltBus departs from Union Station and no other station. In Oakland, BoltBus arrives at W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Los Angeles to Oakland takes 8 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Oakland in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $27.25 for a weekend getaway trip to Oakland.

BoltBus
BoltBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Games
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 57m
Avg. Price
$24.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Los Angeles. Most bus trips to Oakland will depart from Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St, Union Station.
  • Greyhound Station - 1716 E 7th St
  • Union Station
Bus trips arrive in Oakland at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 2103 San Pablo Ave, W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St are the main bus stations in Oakland for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Greyhound Station - 2103 San Pablo Ave
  • W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St