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Oakland Airport Taxis and Shuttles

Great price for your Oakland Airport shuttle


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Fast and Reliable Oakland Airport Taxi

Located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, the charming city of Oakland has so much to offer. Be sure to explore the restored Victorian architecture and boutiques of Old Oakland, stop for a bite in their famous China Town, and enjoy an evening in the modern Uptown area, with its many theatres, restaurants, bars and galleries. To get into downtown Oakland and begin exploring as soon as possible, we recommend taking a convenient Oakland airport taxi.

After collecting your baggage, you will find your driver waiting patiently outside of the arrivals hall. They will be holding a sign with your name printed on it, ready to give you a warm Californian greeting. Even if your flight is delayed, your driver will always be on time, as we provide them with live updates on any flight changes.

Your driver will then lend a hand carrying any heavy luggage and will lead you to your pre-selected vehicle to begin your Oakland airport shuttle service. Feel free to ask your driver any questions about the city, as all of our Welcome Pickups drivers are local experts. Leave your Oakland airport taxi transfer to us, so you can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
40 €
40 €
20 MIN
163 €
163 €
70 MIN
92 €
92 €
40 MIN

An Oakland Airport Taxi for every group

Whether you’re travelling in a large group, solo or as a couple, we have a taxi at Oakland airport to suit you. For groups that are 4 people or fewer, you can travel in one of our modern sedans. On the other hand, if your group is up to 8 people, you will all fit comfortably inside one of our spacious minivan shuttles.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions for your Oakland Airport Shuttle

Oakland International Airport (OAK), is located in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. This airport mainly serves domestic flights all over the United States but also offers international flights to and from destinations such as Mexico and the Azores. The airport is around 15 km from the city centre, so taking an Oakland airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 20 minutes.

Once you’re safely in the vehicle, your driver will exit the airport terminal and will head south on Cowan Pkwy toward John Glenn Dr. You will then turn left onto the ramp for Interstate 880/Downtown Oakland, and merge onto Bessie Coleman Dr. After around 1 km, you will keep left to continue on 98th Ave, before taking the ramp towards Downtown Oakland and merging onto the I-880 North. You will follow this major road for around 11 km, before keeping right at the next fork, to continue on I-980 East. Here, your driver will begin following the signs for Walnut Creek, which will lead them to exit 1A for 11th St toward 14th St. Taking this exit, you will merge onto Castro St and follow it into the heart of downtown Oakland.

Benefits of booking a Taxi from Oakland Airport with Welcome

There’s nothing better when arriving in a new and busy city, than knowing that your transportation to your hotel is already paid for and everything will be taken care of for you. If you book your taxi from Oakland airport with Welcome Pickups, not only will you have complete peace of mind about your transfer when landing at Oakland airport, but you can also enjoy our fully personalised transfers, local expert drivers, competitive rates, guaranteed on-time pickups and reliable door-to-door services.

Oakland Airport Shuttle Prices

If you choose to take a local taxi at Oakland Airport, you will be charged using a taximeter based on both a time and distance element. The average cost of a taxi downtown will be $39 (€40), but this may change depending on your exact destination in the city.

We recommend pre-booking your Oakland airport Shuttle with Welcome Pickups if you’d prefer to travel with a fixed rate fare.

Frequently asked questions

Are Oakland airport taxi rates set depending on the destination?

Unfortunately, the local drivers don’t offer set rate fares for their Oakland airport taxi journeys. The average cost of a taxi from Oakland airport to downtown will be $39 (€40). If you’d prefer a set rate fare you can rely on, we recommend booking your Oakland airport shuttle in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Where will I meet my Welcome driver?

Your personal Oakland airport taxi driver will be waiting just outside the arrivals hall for you on the day of your pickup. To make sure you know exactly who you’re meeting, we will also send you an email containing your driver’s name, photo and phone number.

To ensure the smoothest of pickups, you can also download our Mobile Application, where you can track your driver’s location in real-time.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

All of our Welcome Pickups drivers are provided with live alerts on any changes in your flight schedule. So, whether you’re delayed or landing early, your driver will always be there to pick you up the moment you arrive.

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