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San Diego to Oakland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$31.00
Shortest Duration10h 0m
Trips per day11
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How to book cheap San Diego to Oakland bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from San Diego to Oakland is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Diego to Oakland were $44.71. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $6.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Diego to Oakland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Diego to Oakland by bus is usually around 8:00 PM on Tuesday. 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. Around 3:00 PM on Monday 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.

Greyhound from San Diego to Oakland has the most daily schedules

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from San Diego to Oakland, with an average of 11 trips per day and 224 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Diego to Oakland. Of the 11 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Diego to Oakland starts at $71.00.

1 carriers offer San Diego to Oakland bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Diego to Oakland from $31.00. There are 11 trips per day offered by Greyhound from San Diego to Oakland and you can expect on average to pay $61.57 for a Greyhound ticket to Oakland. In San Diego, Greyhound departs to Oakland from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and one other station. In Oakland, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave,

An average trip on Greyhound from San Diego to Oakland takes 12 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Oakland in 10 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $64.66 for a weekend trip to Oakland.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
12h 8m
Avg. Price
$61.57

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from San Diego. Most bus trips to Oakland will depart from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave, San Ysidro Transit Ctr.
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Oakland at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave are the main bus stations in Oakland for trips arriving from San Diego.
  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave