There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda by subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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  •  54 min

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$9 - $12

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  33 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  33 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$120 - $180

Shuttle  •  33 min

$50 - $75

Uber  •  33 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$40 - $55

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Alameda, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda. However, you can take the BART to 24th St. Mission then take the BART to Fruitvale. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Alameda.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to 24th St. Mission
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from 24th St. Mission to Fruitvale
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $90
ASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
uberXL
$60 - $80
SELECT
$85 - $110
BLACK
$110 - $150
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Alameda
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Alameda
Estimated price
$50 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Alameda is 21 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs $150 - $180.

It takes approximately 54 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda, including transfers.