LAX to OAK

Flights, Trains, Buses, Hyperloops, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Hyperloop$20 | 30min Hyperloop$20 | 30min Bus49 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$39
    1h 15min · 113 lb of CO2
  2. Train$80
    9h 53min · 108 lb of CO2
  3. Bus$26
    9h 32min · 53 lb of CO2
  4. Hyperloop$20
    0min · 0 lb of CO2
  5. Drive$45
    5h 57min · 68 lb of CO2

LAX airport Flights

bus tickets from LAX to OAK

$39 · 1h 15min

Flight to OAK

Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $39
Travel Duration
1h 22min
Boutique AirBoutique Air LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $81
Travel Duration
2h 20min
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $91
Travel Duration
1h 15min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $184
Travel Duration
8h 33min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $202
Travel Duration
10h 58min
jetBluejetBlue LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $458
Travel Duration
1d 7h 24min
Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian Airlines LAX to OAK
Oneway
About $627
Travel Duration
14h 30min

bus tickets from LAX to SFO

$67 · 1h 15min

Flight to SFO

UnitedUnited LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $158
Travel Duration
1h 30min
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $241
Travel Duration
1h 19min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $194
Travel Duration
1h 15min
Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian Airlines LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $775
Travel Duration
13h 34min
jetBluejetBlue LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $757
Travel Duration
13h 41min
UnitedUnited LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $252
Travel Duration
8h 24min
Virgin AmericaVirgin America LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $434
Travel Duration
11h 35min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $618
Travel Duration
7h 44min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $67
Travel Duration
1h 26min
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines LAX to SFO
Oneway
About $91
Travel Duration
1h 19min

bus tickets from LGB to OAK

$71 · 1h 15min

Flight to OAK

jetBluejetBlue LGB to OAK
Oneway
About $71
Travel Duration
1h 15min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines LGB to OAK
Oneway
About $1,249
Travel Duration
22h 9min

bus tickets from BUR to OAK

$161 · 1d 1h 6min

Flight to OAK

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines BUR to OAK
Oneway
About $161
Travel Duration
1d 1h 6min
jetBluejetBlue BUR to OAK
Oneway
About $369
Travel Duration
1d 2h 38min

LAX airport Trains

train tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland

$95 · 9h 53min
AmtrakAmtrak LAX train to OAC
Train Tickets
About $95
Travel Duration
9h 53min

train tickets from Los Angeles to Hayward

$96 · 9h 56min
AmtrakAmtrak LAX train to HAY
Train Tickets
About $96
Travel Duration
9h 56min

train tickets from Glendale to Oakland

$82 · 8h 7min
AmtrakAmtrak GDL train to OKJ
Train Tickets
About $82
Travel Duration
8h 7min

LAX airport Buses

bus tickets from Santa Monica to Oakland

$70 · 9h 32min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $70
Travel Duration
9h 32min

bus tickets from Los Angeles to Oakland

$26 · 8h 45min

Bus to Oakland

GreyhoundGreyhound Los Angeles to Oakland
Bus Tickets
About $26
Travel Duration
8h 45min

bus tickets from Santa Monica to San Francisco

$71 · 9h 38min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $71
Travel Duration
9h 38min

bus tickets from Santa Monica to Millbrae

$69 · 9h 22min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $69
Travel Duration
9h 22min

Drive from LAX airport

Driving from LAX to OAK

$45 · 5h 57min

It's 338 miles between LAX to OAK. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 57min and 6h 14min from LAX to OAK under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 6h 32min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to OAK by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $45.

Our recommendation to OAK

Take the train, even though it's more expensive, it's faster than the bus!

When to book trip from LAX to OAK?

For short-haul trips, it's best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to OAK. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

LAX to OAK Oakland - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LAX to OAK. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to OAK is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LAX/OAK buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from LAX is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between LAX and OAK during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from LAX to OAK? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of OAK traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to OAK is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

How long does it take from LAX to OAK by car?

The total distance between LAX and OAK is 338 miles and will take you about 5 hours 57 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $45.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from LAX to OAK
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from LAX to OAK
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Hyperloop One
1 routes
Alaska Airlines from LAX to OAK
Alaska Airlines
Airline
854 routes
Boutique Air from LAX to OAK
Boutique Air
Airline
19 routes
Hawaiian Airlines from LAX to OAK
Hawaiian Airlines
Airline
40 routes
jetBlue from LAX to OAK
jetBlue
Airline
440 routes
Southwest Airlines from LAX to OAK
Southwest Airlines
Airline
287 routes
Spirit Airlines from LAX to OAK
Spirit Airlines
Airline
54 routes
United from LAX to OAK
United
Airline
2008 routes
Virgin America from LAX to OAK
Virgin America
Airline
73 routes