Oakland to Bel Aire Travel Information

Cheapest Way Ferry — $6
Fastest Way Train — 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 1 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — ferry, bus, train and by car
Distance 14 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Blue and Gold Fleet, Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco Bay Ferry
$10 · 1h 4min · 8 lb of CO2
Ferry Building San Francisco to Larkspur Ferry Terminal
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Oakland to Bel Aire Ferries

There are 4 ways to travel from Oakland to Bel Aire by ferry in the area. Additonally, take a look at the 3 ferry companies — Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco Bay Ferry, Blue and Gold Fleet — that can help you make the trip.

Departing Oakland, you can find ferries at Ferry Building San Francisco, Jack London Square, Ayala Cove and taking you all the way to Larkspur Ferry Terminal, Sausalito Ferry Landing, Ferry Building San Francisco, Pier 41 Fishermans Wharf, close to Bel Aire.

$13 · 1h 4min · 6 lb of CO2
Oakland to San Rafael
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$22 · 14min · 3 lb of CO2
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$2 · 21min · 4 lb of CO2
Oakland to Bel Aire

Drive from Oakland to Bel Aire

It's 15 miles between Oakland to Bel Aire. On a typical day, it might take between 21min and 22min from Oakland to Bel Aire under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 23min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bel Aire by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Oakland to Bel Aire?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Oakland to Bel Aire. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the ferry out of Jack London Square towards Ferry Building San Francisco, as it is the cheapest to Bel Aire. It's common to find tickets for as low as $6. San Francisco Bay Ferry operates from Oakland to Bel Aire, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, even though it's more expensive, it's faster than the bus!

When to book trip from Oakland to Bel Aire?

Considering the ferry from Oakland to Bel Aire? Look no further! These sorts of ferry rides are not usually required to book far in advance. Most of the time, it is important to speak with the ferry company either the day before or first thing in the morning before your intended departure. Some of these ferries operate on a first come, first serve basis. Do be sure to check the overall ferry schedule prior to your trip in order to make sure the ferry is running on the intended day.

Is the train or the bus better from Oakland to Bel Aire California?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Oakland to Bel Aire. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Bel Aire is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Oakland/Bel Aire buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Oakland is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Oakland CA and Bel Aire during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Oakland to Bel Aire? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bel Aire traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Bel Aire is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Oakland to Bel Aire?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Oakland to Bel Aire is by ferry. The ferry costs $6 roughly and will take 1 hour 8 minutes.

How long does it take from Oakland to Bel Aire by car?

The total distance between Oakland and Bel Aire is 15 miles and will take you about 21 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Oakland to Bel Aire
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Blue and Gold Fleet
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Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
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San Francisco Bay Ferry
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