OAKLAND AIRPORT (OAK)
|Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (10 miles southeast of Oakland, 20 miles from downtown San Francisco) is served by the following ground transportation options:
A - train, including metro (connected by local bus)
B - shared ride van
C - taxi
D - limousine
E - rental car
The airport has 2 terminals, 1 & 2.
Terminal 2 is exclusively Southwest Airlines.
|Terminal passenger links
The two terminals are linked by a covered pedestrian walkway.
|A1: AirBART buses (or AC Transit buses), connecting to BART Metro
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) provides a metro rail service within the San Francisco urban area.
** AirBART buses (with luggage rack) run frequently between the airport and the BART Coliseum - Oakland Airport Rail Station, for connections to BART services.
AirBART has a single stop located halfway between terminals 1 and 2 on the third curb. Buses run daily, approximately every 10 minutes, until midnight. Service begins at 5 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and at 8 a.m. on Sundays and holidays.
@ Summer 2009 AirBART fares are:
- adult one way, $3.
- senior, child under 12, $1.
Fares can be paid on-board bus with exact change only or with a $1.00 or $3.00 BART ticket (available for purchase at the Coliseum station.)
** The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) bus 73 connects the airport with the BART station every 15 minutes between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., and every 30 minutes between 8:30 p.m. and midnight.
Line 805 is the late-night service that connects the airport with the BART station and downtown Oakland every hour between 12:35 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.
@ Summer 2009 AC Transit fares are:
- adult one way, $1.75.
- senior, child under 18, 85 cents.
** 3 BART metro lines serve the BART Coliseum - Oakland Airport Rail Station.
Take the blue or green line across the bay (with a destination of Daly City) for downtown San Francisco.
The orange line (with a destination of Richmond) is the train that serves downtown Oakland.
BART tickets are like debit cards with stored value. All BART stations have automatic ticket vending machines.
@ Summer 2009 a fare from the station to Powell Street in downtown San Francisco is $3.80. Approximately 25 minutes journey time.
|A2: AirBART buses (or AC Transit buses), connecting to Amtrak
See A1 above for information on the AirBART or AC Transit buses. Note that the Amtrak station is connected directly to the BART station.
The Amtrak Capitol Corridor line runs San Jose to Sacramento, 6 times daily, Mon.-Fri.; 5 times daily, weekends/holidays.
|B1: Shared Ride Vans
A number of private companies run door-to-door vans providing service between the airport and passenger-specified locations. Depending on the number of passengers, these vans may make multiple stops.
- San Francisco.
- Santa Clara.
- Contra Costa.
- San Mateo.
@ Summer 2009 an approximate example fare to San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf is $27 (+ $15 per extra person.)
|B2: Hotel Shuttles
Free shuttles operate between the airport and a number of hotels in the area.
Taxis Services such as Friendly Cabs and Veteran's Cabs are available on arrival.
There are a large number of limousine services which may be pre-arranged with the limousine operator.
|E: Rental Cars
Rental Car Shuttle buses operate between the terminals and the Rental Car Center every 10 minutes.
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