Travel options
from Oakland, CA to San Diego

You can get from Oakland, CA to San Diego by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Oakland, CA to San Diego on 30 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:36Jack London Square, CA12h14 21:50Old Town Station
2 changes
£631One-way
Cheapest
09:20Oakland, CA13h00 22:20San Diego
1 changes
£581One-way
Other options
09:36Jack London Square, CA12h28 22:04Santa Fe Depot
2 changes
£641One-way
17:36Jack London Square, CA11h49 05:25Santa Fe Depot
1 changes
£641One-way
22:10Oakland, CA13h05 11:15San Diego
1 changes
£581One-way

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Travel Information to San Diego from Oakland, CA

distanceDistance453 miles (731 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £32 • 14 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £58 • 11 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a coach or train to travel 453 miles (731 km) between Oakland, CA and San Diego. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 11 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oakland, CA to San Diego.

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FAQs

What are my Oakland, CA to San Diego travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Oakland, CA to San Diego: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to San Diego from Oakland, CA?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oakland, CA to San Diego, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to San Diego:

A coach is £26 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Oakland, CA to San Diego costing on average £58.

What is the fastest way from Oakland, CA to San Diego?

The fastest way from Oakland, CA to San Diego is by train with an average journey time of 11 h 49 min.

Other travel options between Oakland, CA and San Diego can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 14 h 55 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Oakland, CA to San Diego?

The distance from Oakland, CA to San Diego is approximately 453 miles (731 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Oakland, CA to San Diego?

The average frequency per day from Oakland, CA to San Diego is:

  • 1 coach a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Oakland, CA to San Diego as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Oakland, CA? Where do I arrive in San Diego?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Oakland, CA to San Diego:

    Who can get me from Oakland, CA to San Diego?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Oakland, CA to San Diego:

    • You can take a coach from Oakland, CA to San Diego with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £32 with Flixbus from Oakland, CA to San Diego.
    • You can take a train from Oakland, CA to San Diego with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to San Diego.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Oakland, CA to San Diego?

    Looking to extend your trip from Oakland, CA to San Diego? Many Omio customers who go from Oakland, CA to San Diego usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or Madrid. If you're looking to explore Los Angeles, Paris or Madrid from San Diego, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    How far in advance should I book my Oakland, CA to San Diego ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before travelling from Oakland, CA to San Diego, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £32 one way.
    • The price of a train ticket is £58 one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Oakland, CA to San Diego tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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