Oakland is an exciting city located on the east side of San Francisco Bay in California. The perfect mix of tradition and modern, you can explore Old Oakland and its beautiful Victorian-era buildings and boutique shops, then head to Uptown and stroll to the Fox and Paramount theatres, or enjoy an evening at one of the many bars and restaurants there.
When it comes to finding transportation from Oakland airport to downtown Oakland, you have two options; taxi or BART train. Taking an Oakland airport taxi is quick and easy, it takes just 20 minutes to reach downtown and costs around $39 (€40). Taking the BART train is a much cheaper option, at just $2.15 (€2.20) a ticket and a journey time of around 20 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Oakland at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.