There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

BART  •  42 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station Antioch - SFIA/Millbrae

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Grand Av:Perkins St Nl

$6

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Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt 23.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt 23.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from San Francisco Airport to Lake Merritt 23.5 miles

$110 - $160

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco Airport to Lake Merritt

$45 - $70

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt 23.5 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Grand Av:Perkins St via Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Lake Merritt is 15 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt without a car is to BART which takes 42 min and costs $7 - $10.

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The BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Grand Av:Perkins St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt is 23 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Lake Merritt. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt via Mission St & 1st St and Salesforce Transit Center in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to 12th St. Oakland City Center BART Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Grand Av:Perkins St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Lake Merritt
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Francisco Airport to Lake Merritt
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Shuttle from San Francisco Airport to Lake Merritt
Estimated price
$45 - $70

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