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BART to OAKGo From the Train to the Plane – Take BART to OAK!

The Oakland Airport BART station is located just across from the Terminal 1 baggage claim area and a short walk from Terminal 2.

Hours of operation will be coordinated with general BART hours.

Travel time between the airport and Coliseum is 8 minutes.


Buy your train ticket at the BART Station. Fares are based on where you are going. BART ticket machines at the station accept debit/credit and U.S. currency only. Currency ex-change and ATM’s are not available at the BART Station, so be sure to use these services at the airport before you get there.

BART to OAK fare gates are located only at the Coliseum Station.

Information booth is located at Coliseum Station Platform 3.


Luggage may be stowed under your seat or held in your lap, in order to keep the car aisles clear. Some cars have space cleared by the doors to accommodate wheel-chairs, bikes or strollers. If the space is not being used by a person with a disability, you may store your luggage there, but please keep it within your control at all times.

All BART stations are accessible to the disabled. Elevators and faregates designated for the disabled may also be used by airline passengers with luggage.

BART to OAK: Step by Step Video
Frequently Asked Questions

Sample one-way fares

Downtown San Francisco: $10.20
Downtown Oakland: $7:95
Downtown Berkeley: $8.60
Coliseum: $6.00
Walnut Creek: $9.85
Fremont: $9.95
Dublin/Pleasanton: $9.95

Fare listings can be found at www.bart.gov/tickets/calculator

Buy a youth, senior or disabled ticket in advance for a 50% or 62.5% discount. You can also use your Clipper card.

Visit bart.gov/tickets for info.


For more information about taking BART to OAK, visit BART’s website: Inbound to OAK or Outbound from OAK.


AMTRAK to OAKamtrak.com

For Amtrak schedules and information, call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) or your local travel agent.

From Oakland – Jack London Square station:

  • The Capitols — San Jose to Sacramento, 12 times daily, Mon.-Fri.; 9 times daily, weekends/holidays.
  • The Coast Starlight — Los Angeles to Seattle, daily.
  • The California Zephyr — Oakland to Chicago, including Reno, daily.

Travelers may coordinate transportation from the Jack London Square station to Oakland International Airport by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

From Oakland – Coliseum/Oakland Airport station:

  • The Capitols — San Jose to Sacramento, 6 times daily, Mon.-Fri.; 5 times daily, weekends/holidays.

Travelers should follow the signs to the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART station. AirBART shuttle and AC Transit Line #50 operate regular schedules between the Coliseum BART station and Oakland International Airport for an additional fee.

AC Transit

Line 73 connects OAK with the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART station every 15 minutes between 4:56 a.m. and 12:06 a.m. Line 21 operates between Oakland Fruitvale and Alameda. Line 805 is the late-night service that connects OAK with the Coliseum/OaAC Transitkland Airport BART station and downtown Oakland every hour between 12:35 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. For a complete Line 805 schedule, click here.

In addition to its airport service, AC Transit, the third-largest public bus system in California, operates in 13 cities and adjacent unincorporated areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, offering 78 local lines and 27 Transbay lines to San Francisco and the Peninsula. AC Transit buses connect with nine other public and private bus systems, 21 BART stations, six Amtrak stations, and three ferry terminals.

Local bus fare is $2.10 for adults 19 to 64, $1.05 for youth (ages 5-18) and $1.05 for seniors (ages 65+) and the disabled. Children under age 5 are free. Transfers to other AC Transit buses is an additional $0.25 and must be purchased upon boarding the first bus. Transfers between AC Transit and the BART system are also available for an additional $1.85 when purchased inside the BART stations.

Visit actransit.org for more information. For personalized trip-planning assistance, call 511 and say “AC
Transit.” For TDD (telephone devices for the deaf only), call 1-800-448-9790.

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