Bus Oakland to San Jose, CA and return

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Are you trying to prepare an upcoming bus trip from Oakland to San Jose, CA or vice versa? Then our bus search can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you need to get there as fast as possible, you can opt for the fastest bus connection, which is offered by . If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the most affordable ticket, which starts at $4.99. All you have to do is click "Find Now" and happy travels!

Oakland to San Jose, CA Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$4.99
Fastest Bus1h 0m
Distance38.5 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US
  Bus Oakland - San Jose, CA    39 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-57%

The cheapest bus routes from Oakland to San Jose, CA

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      8:20 AM
      10:25 AM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.99
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:15 PM
      1:00 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.99
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      10:20 PM
      11:50 PM
    30 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:20 PM
      1:10 AM
    15 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:15 PM
      1:00 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:20 PM
      1:10 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      8:20 AM
      10:25 AM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:10 AM
      12:45 PM
    23 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      10:20 PM
      11:50 PM
    28 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:35 PM
      12:35 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $9.00
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      9:35 PM
      10:35 PM
    14 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      9:35 PM
      10:35 PM
    24 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:35 PM
      12:35 AM
    28 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      9:35 PM
      10:35 PM
    22 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50


  Carpooling Oakland - San Jose, CA    39 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Oakland to San Jose, CA

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Oakland
    San Jose, CA
      11:40 PM
      12:30 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $4.47


  Bus San Jose, CA - Oakland    39 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-57%

The cheapest bus routes from San Jose, CA to Oakland

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      5:05 AM
      6:55 AM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.99
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      6:20 AM
      8:10 AM
    18 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $4.99
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      8:45 AM
      10:10 AM
    27 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      7:55 PM
      9:20 PM
    2 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      9:30 PM
      11:05 PM
    18 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      5:05 AM
      6:55 AM
    1 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      7:55 PM
      9:20 PM
    22 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      7:55 PM
      9:20 PM
    24 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      4:30 PM
      6:40 PM
    23 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $5.02
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      8:05 PM
      9:05 PM
    24 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      8:05 PM
      9:05 PM
    10 Mar
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      8:05 PM
      9:05 PM
    14 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      8:05 PM
      9:05 PM
    26 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      11:25 PM
      1:05 AM
    11 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $11.50


  Carpooling San Jose, CA - Oakland    39 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from San Jose, CA to Oakland

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • San Jose, CA
    Oakland
      2:00 PM
      2:50 PM
    5 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $4.47


Current ticket prices

You're looking for low-budget travel options? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus since it's one of the least expensive means of transportation. To get even more bang for your buck, don't forget to compare fares because they tend to vary. Sometimes, you can save even more money simply by taking an earlier bus. On the route Oakland - San Jose, CA, fares currently start from $4.99. Another thing to consider is the travel time: , while other companies take a bit longer.

Bus stops in Oakland and San Jose, CA

  Stations
Cahill St 65, 95110 San Jose, CA (USA)
Eastridge Loop 2200 , 95122 San Jose, CA (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can instantly see, which bus company offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: FlixBus.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's operators. Your trip from San Jose, CA to Oakland can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current offers for your Oakland – San Jose, CA bus.

Oakland and San Jose, CA: Useful Info

Oakland
390,724
San Jose, CA
0.95 Million
Taxi
$5.57
$5.86
Oakland
San Jose, CA
A cab ride in Oakland is 5% cheaper than in San Jose, CA.
Local buses
$2.50
$2.00
Oakland
San Jose, CA
A bus fare in Oakland is 20% more expensive than in San Jose, CA.
Beer
$5.50
$5.00
Oakland
San Jose, CA
A large beer in Oakland is 10% more expensive than in San Jose, CA.
Water
$2.50
$1.71
Oakland
San Jose, CA
A bottle of water in Oakland is 32% more expensive than in San Jose, CA.
Meal
$23.97
$13.07
Oakland
San Jose, CA
A meal in Oakland is 46% more expensive than in San Jose, CA.
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