There are 7 ways to get from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to West Oakland
  3. Take the BART from West Oakland to Coliseum
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum to Oakland International Airport

$18 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr / ...
  2. Take the BART from Daly City to Coliseum Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City / ...

$12 - $15

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) 26 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) 26 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Mateo to Oakland Airport

$80 - $120

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from San Mateo to Oakland Airport 26 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) 26 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between San Mateo and Oakland Airport (OAK) is 12 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK), including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Mateo, CA, USA and Oakland Airport (OAK), USA?

There is no direct connection from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK). However, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae, take the BART to West Oakland, take the BART to Coliseum, then take the BART to Oakland International Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK) via Daly City BART-Bay 3, Daly City, and Coliseum in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to West Oakland
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from West Oakland to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to Oakland International Airport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Daly City to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $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 Mateo to Oakland Airport (OAK)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
Shuttle from San Mateo to Oakland Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Towncar from San Mateo to Oakland Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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