There are 7 ways to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael by bus, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland Airport, CA to San Rafael, CA Oakland Airport

$34

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BART, line 101 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City / ...
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Mission St & 5th St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C 101 / ...

$13 - $16

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael 31.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael 31.5 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Oakland Airport to San Rafael

$85 - $130

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Oakland Airport to San Rafael 31.5 miles

$150 - $210

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael 31.5 miles

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oakland Airport, CA and arriving at San Rafael, CA. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) and San Rafael is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Oakland Airport, CA to San Rafael, CA takes 45 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael bus services, operated by Sonoma Airport Express, depart from Oakland Airport, CA station.

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Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael bus services, operated by Sonoma Airport Express, arrive at San Rafael, CA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael is 32 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael.

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There are 360+ hotels available in San Rafael. Prices start at $122 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Oakland Airport (OAK), USA and San Rafael, CA, USA?

Sonoma Airport Express operates a bus from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael every 3 hours. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Powell St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $95
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Oakland Airport (OAK) to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Oakland Airport to San Rafael
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Towncar from Oakland Airport to San Rafael
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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