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Nearby airports Alcatraz Island

San Francisco (SFO)  •  1 h 30 min

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$39 - $42

Oakland (OAK)  •  1 h 35 min

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$42 - $43

San Jose (SJC)  •  3 h 18 min

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$42 - $44

Sacramento (SMF)  •  4 h 24 min

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$53 - $73

Santa Rosa (STS)  •  3 h 29 min

$44 - $48

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How to get from Nearby airports to Alcatraz Island?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco (SFO) to Alcatraz Island. However, you can take the BART to Embarcadero, take the walk to Market St & Main St, take the tram to The Embarcadero & Bay St, take the walk to San Francisco Pier 33, take the ferry to Alcatraz Island, then take the walk to Alcatraz Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Oakland (OAK) to Alcatraz Island via Coliseum, Embarcadero, Market St & Main St, The Embarcadero & Bay St, San Francisco Pier 33, and Alcatraz Island in around 1 h 35 min.

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How to get from Nearby airports to Alcatraz Island

ModeDurationPrice
From San Francisco International Airport BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St & Main St, tram to The Embarcadero & Bay St, walk to San Francisco Pier 33, ferry to Alcatraz Island, then walk to Alcatraz Island.1 h 30 min$40
From Oakland International Airport BART to Coliseum, BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St & Main St, tram to The Embarcadero & Bay St, walk to San Francisco Pier 33, ferry to Alcatraz Island, then walk to Alcatraz Island.1 h 35 min$43
From Santa Clara Caltrain Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain, walk to King St & 4th St, tram to The Embarcadero & Bay St, walk to San Francisco Pier 33, ferry to Alcatraz Island, then walk to Alcatraz Island.3 h 18 min$42
From Terminal A bus to J St. at 8th St., walk to 8Th St & K St, line 15 bus to Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, walk to Sacramento, Ca, bus to San Francisco, Ca, walk to Kearny St & Geary St, line 8 bus to Kearny St & North Point St, walk to San Francisco Pier 33, ferry to Alcatraz Island, then walk to Alcatraz Island.4 h 24 min$65
From Sonoma County Airport train to San Rafael, walk to San Rafael Transit Center Platform A, line 27 bus to The Embarcadero & Bay St, walk to San Francisco Pier 33, ferry to Alcatraz Island, then walk to Alcatraz Island.3 h 29 min$45

How long does it take to get from Nearby airports to Alcatraz Island?

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Nearby airports to Alcatraz Island, including transfers.

Operators from Nearby airports to Alcatraz Island

OperatorPhoneWebsite
BARTBART
San Francisco Municipal Transportation AgencySan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Alcatraz CruisesAlcatraz Cruises
Caltrain+1 650-508-6200Caltrain
Yolobus+1 530-666-2877Yolobus
Sacramento Regional TransitSacramento Regional Transit
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222Greyhound USA
SMART+1 707-794-3330SMART
Golden Gate Transit+1 415-921-5858Golden Gate Transit