Best way to get from SFO to OAK
Navigating the bustling city of San Francisco and figuring out how to get from SFO Airport to OAK Airport can seem daunting. Many transportation options including ridesharing, public transportation, and taxis will help you plan and simplify your journey.
Uber: Request a ride with Uber. The journey typically takes 40 minutes and should cost about $74 for 32 miles.
BART: Take the Bay Area Rapid Transit. The travel time is approximately 43 minutes, the price is between $9 and $12, and the route covers 22.1 miles.
Taxi: Engage a taxi service for transportation between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Oakland International Airport (OAK). The average trip duration is 29 minutes, with a price tag of around $68 and a distance covered is 38 miles.
Note: The travel times and costs are approximate and subject to change depending on traffic conditions and other factors. Updated October 1, 2023.
Reserve a ride in advance to OAK
Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to get from SFO to OAK. Request a ride up to 90 days before your trip, at any time and on any day of the year.
Getting from SFO to OAK
When you ride with Uber on your next trip from SFO to OAK, you’ve got choices. Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, find a ride option that fits your needs and budget. If you like to plan ahead, consider scheduling a ride to OAK in advance. Or you can request a ride on demand from SFO in the Uber app.
The route your driver takes might depend on the time of day and other factors, like traffic and how many other riders are making requests. You can have a stress-free ride knowing that the Uber app will suggest the most efficient route to your driver.
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Frequently asked questions
- When is Uber available at SFO?
The Uber app gives you the power to request a ride from SFO anytime, 24/7.
- How much does it cost to get from SFO to OAK?
The average price for this trip is $74. Open the Uber app and input OAK in the “Where to?” box. The price estimate for each ride option will appear; scroll to see what’s available. Prices will vary based on time of day and how many riders are making requests.
- What is the most affordable ride option on the Uber app from SFO to OAK?
The most affordable ride choice from SFO to OAK is UberX.
- How long does it take to get from SFO to OAK?
The average duration for this ride is 40 minutes. Before a trip starts, your app gives an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for when your driver is likely to arrive at SFO. After your trip starts, your app provides an ETA for when you are likely to arrive at OAK. Please note: ETAs are not guaranteed; various factors like heavy traffic or road construction could affect travel time.
- What’s the distance to OAK from SFO?
The average trip from SFO to OAK using Uber is about 32 miles.
- Can I schedule trips in advance on the Uber app from SFO?
If Uber Reserve is an option in the Uber app at SFO, you can request a ride from SFO anywhere from 2 hours to 30 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year. Uber’s ride-scheduling technology and Uber Reserve can help you be on time.
- Can I rent a car with Uber to drive from SFO to OAK?
Check in the Uber app to see if car rentals are available at SFO. If you see the Rent icon, you can complete your reservation using the Uber app. Then you can rent a car and drive yourself to OAK. To get more details, go to uber.com/u/uber-rent.
The data presented on this page represents historical average prices, durations, and distances for routes. Actual prices, durations, and distances may vary based on factors such as location, traffic conditions, and other variables. Information provided here is for reference purposes only and should not be considered as binding.