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Oakland to Los Angeles bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$4.99
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day23
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Oakland to Los Angeles
4.6
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Emily
4.0
August 17, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
Too many stops - difficult to get quality rest. Also hard to get comfortable in the seats, even with the reclining.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Karena
5.0
December 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I appreciated the kindness of the driver. I definitely prefer Megabus over any other
Tips
Watch your surroundings at all times
Matthew
5.0
November 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Very straight forward!
Patricia
5.0
September 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The Operator was friendly and proffessional
Cons
None
Tips
Awesome Company to do business with.
Janell
4.0
June 28, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Got me there on time
Cons
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
Tips
Be considerate of the rules. They help everyone get the trip they paid for and deserve to enjoy.

How much does a bus ticket from Oakland to Los Angeles cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Oakland to Los Angeles were $20.37.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average $14.71 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Oakland to Los Angeles?

The distance between Oakland and Los Angeles is approximately 343.60 miles, or 552.83 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 55 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 Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Oakland to Los Angeles by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Oakland to Los Angeles?

On average there are 23 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Oakland to Los Angeles, with an average of 18 trips per day and 376 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Oakland to Los Angeles. Of the 23 trips there are 19 trips that are direct connections to Los Angeles.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Oakland to Los Angeles start at $50.00.

2 carriers offer Oakland to Los Angeles bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Oakland to Los Angeles from $20.00. There are 18 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Oakland to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $28.16 for a Greyhound ticket to Los Angeles. In Oakland, Greyhound departs to Los Angeles from Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave, In Los Angeles, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Oakland to Los Angeles takes 9 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 19 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $29.27 for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 40m
Avg. Price
$28.16

Megabus

Book Megabus from Oakland to Los Angeles from $4.99. There are 5 trips per day offered by Megabus from Oakland to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $24.30 for a Megabus ticket to Los Angeles. In Oakland, Megabus departs to Los Angeles from W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St, In Los Angeles, Megabus arrives at Union Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Oakland to Los Angeles takes 7 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Los Angeles in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.17 for a weekend trip to Los Angeles.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 54m
Avg. Price
$24.30

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Los Angeles will depart from these stations in Oakland:
  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave
  • W Oakland BART Station - 1451 7th St
Buses arrive in Los Angeles at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from Oakland:
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • Union Station
  • North Hollywood Bus Station