There are 5 ways to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison by subway, bus, taxi, car 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, line 40 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Francisco Blvd E & Grange St 40

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway:14th St to El Cerrito Del Norte BART 72R / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Francisco Blvd E & Grange St 40

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison 19.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison 19.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison 19.1 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison. However, there are services departing from Broadway:14th St and arriving at Francisco Blvd E & Grange St via El Cerrito del Norte BART Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Oakland and San Quentin State Prison is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison without a car is to BART and line 40 bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison, including transfers.

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Oakland to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Broadway:14th St station.

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Oakland to San Quentin State Prison bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at Francisco Blvd E & Grange St station.

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Map of how to get from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison.
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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Oakland, CA, USA and San Quentin State Prison, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison via El Cerrito Del Norte BART, El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, and Francisco Blvd E & Grange St in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Francisco Blvd E & Grange St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Broadway:14th St to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from Oakland to San Quentin State Prison
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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

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