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How to get a ride from Oakland Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit from Arrivals
At Terminals 1 and 2, follow the signs for Smartphone App Rides.
Meet your driver
Wait for your driver at the 3rd curb. You’ll get picked up in the section you selected in the app.
Oakland Airport map
Top questions from riders
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) Oakland Airport depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Oakland International Airport visitor information
Oakland International Airport serves the city of Oakland, California, and handles around 13 million travelers annually. OAK Airport is about a 13-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Oakland, which is located 9 miles (14 kilometers) from the airport. Oakland Airport is about a 30-minute drive from downtown San Francisco, which is approximately 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the airport.
Oakland Airport terminals
Metropolitan Oakland International Airport has 2 main passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. There is one OAK Airport lounge located at the airport, in Terminal 1. You can plan your trip using the information below.
Oakland Airport Terminal 1
- Escape Lounge
Oakland Airport Terminal 2
Oakland Airport international terminal
Oakland Airport international flights board from Terminal 1. Oakland Airport offers nonstop flights to several international destinations.
Dining at Oakland Airport
Oakland Airport is home to many dining options, which include bars, cafes, coffee shops, fast-food outlets, and restaurants. Places to eat are generally located after security, and there are many options available at the food court in Terminal 2, next to Gate 25. Find coffee, snacks, and more at the Oakland Airport Starbucks. Travelers interested in Oakland Airport food can buy breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as beverages and snacks.
Getting around Oakland Airport
The Oakland Airport shuttle operates between the rental car lots and the terminals, running every 10 minutes.
Things to do at Oakland Airport
Passengers interested in shopping can explore the variety of Oakland Airport shops located in Terminals 1 and 2. OAK Airport offers duty-free shopping and is home to stores selling books, souvenirs, gifts, cosmetics, travel accessories, tech accessories, Oakland sports merchandise, and snacks. OAK houses several art exhibits throughout the airport.
Hotels near Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near OAK, there are more than 15 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near Oakland Airport
- Angel Island
- Downtown San Francisco
- Lake Merritt
- Northern Bay Area
- Tilden Regional Park
- Treasure Island
- Wine country
Find more information about OAK here.