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Oakland-Reno Bus Schedule
Oakland to Reno bus - cost & duration
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Oakland to Reno 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 bus 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, bus 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 bus ticket from Oakland to Reno?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $11.00 was the low point for bus fares from Oakland to Reno. Buses from Reno to Oakland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $11.00 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $21.45 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 178 miles (287 kilometers) from Oakland, CA to Reno, NV. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Reno. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Oakland?
There is usually only one bus per day from Oakland to Reno. It leaves the station in Oakland at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Oakland to Reno. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Oakland to Reno; ticket prices start at $45.50.
What bus companies travel from Oakland to Reno?
There is one bus company that operates from Oakland to Reno. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
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Where does the bus leave from in Oakland?
Most buses depart from the main station in Oakland, California:
- Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Reno?
All buses from Oakland arrive at one main station in Reno, Nevada:
- 280 N Center St
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