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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda by subway, bus, 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  •  55m

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St. Yellow
  2. Take the BART from Montgomery St. to Fruitvale Blue / ...

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to Santa Clara Av:Park St O / ...

$5 - $6

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda 26.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  33m

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Alameda 26.5 miles

$120 - $180

Shuttle  •  33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Alameda

$50 - $75

Uber  •  33m

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda 26.5 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level and arriving at Santa Clara Av:Park St via Transbay Temp Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Alameda is 13 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda without a car is to BART which takes 55m and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 55m to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level station.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Santa Clara Av:Park St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda is 27 miles. It takes approximately 33m to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda.

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There are 646+ hotels available in Alameda. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 55m

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda via Mission St & 1st St and Transbay Temp Terminal in around 2h 9m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Montgomery St.
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. to Fruitvale
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal G-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to Santa Clara Av:Park St
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Shuttle
$50 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $65
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Alameda
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com

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