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Journey Information

Portland, OR to Oakland bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$76.00
Shortest Duration17h 35m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Portland to Oakland?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $80.00 was the low point for bus fares from Portland to Oakland. Buses from Oakland to Portland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $80.00 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 17 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 534 miles (859 kilometers) from Portland to Oakland. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 hours and 35 minutes. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Oakland at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Portland?

There is usually only one bus per day from Portland to Oakland. It leaves the station in Portland at 6:00pm 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 Portland to Oakland. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Portland, OR to Oakland; ticket prices start at $75.00.

What bus companies travel from Portland to Oakland?

There is one bus company that operates from Portland to Oakland. 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.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound117h 36m$99.36

Where does the bus leave from in Portland?

Most buses depart from the main station in Portland, Oregon:

  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Oakland?

All buses from Portland arrive at one main station in Oakland, California:

  • Bus Terminal - 2103 San Pablo Ave

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