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There are 8 ways to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt by subway, bus, night bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

BART  •  20 min

  1. Take the BART from Oakland International Airport BART Station to Coliseum BART Station Beige
  2. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Lake Merritt BART Station Orange / ...

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 805 night bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 805 night bus from Oakland International Airport to Grand Av:Staten Av 805

$3

6 alternative options

Line 73 bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 73 bus from Oakland International Airport to Eastmont Transit Center 73
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Eastmont Transit Center to Foothill Blvd:2nd Av 40 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt 10.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt 10.8 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Oakland Airport to Lake Merritt

$65 - $95

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Oakland Airport to Lake Merritt 10.8 miles

$100 - $140

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt 10.8 miles

$19 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Oakland International Airport and arriving at Grand Av:Staten Av. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) and Lake Merritt is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt without a car is to BART which takes 20 min and costs $8 - $11.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt, including transfers.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Oakland International Airport station.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Foothill Blvd:2nd Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt.

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There are 600+ hotels available in Lake Merritt. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Oakland Airport (OAK), USA and Lake Merritt, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt via Eastmont Transit Center in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Oakland International Airport BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Lake Merritt BART Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Oakland International Airport to Eastmont Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Eastmont Transit Center to Foothill Blvd:2nd Av
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Night bus from Oakland International Airport to Grand Av:Staten Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$19 - $25
UberX
$19 - $25
WAV
$19 - $25
UberXL
$26 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$55 - $70
Taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to Lake Merritt
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Oakland Airport to Lake Merritt
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Towncar from Oakland Airport to Lake Merritt
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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