There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Alameda by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot
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BART • 22 min
$2 - $4
Bus • 34 min
4 alternative options
Taxi • 21 min
$85 - $110
Drive • 21 min
$1 - $3
Uber • 21 min
$25 - $35
Walk • 3 h 53 min
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Alameda is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.
The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Alameda is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 21 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Transbay Temp Terminal and arriving at Santa Clara Av:Park St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.
The distance between San Francisco and Alameda is 10 miles. The road distance is 15.2 miles.
The best way to get from San Francisco to Alameda without a car is to BART which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $4.
The BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to Fruitvale BART Station takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
San Francisco to Alameda bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Transbay Temp Terminal station.
San Francisco to Alameda bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Santa Clara Av:Park St station.
Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Alameda is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from San Francisco to Alameda.
There are 630+ hotels available in Alameda. Prices start at $99 USD per night.
What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Alameda, CA, USA?
AC Transit operates a bus from San Francisco to Alameda every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.
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