Whether traveling by land or air, Oakland is easy to get to. Oakland International Airport (OAK) is less than 10 miles from the downtown area, BART has two stops in downtown Oakland, Amtrak runs through Oakland with a stop at Jack London Square as does Greyhound. If driving, the downtown area is easily accessible from I-980/880.
TAKE THE CAPITAL CORRIDOR TO ORF
Avoid the hassles of traffic and parking and take the Capitol Corridor Train directly to the Oakland Running Festival…and save 50% on your Saturday and Sunday train travel! The Capitol Corridor train stops at Jack London Square’s Amtrak station (with easy connections to AC Transit or the free downtown “B” shuttle). All trains feature Wi-Fi, a Café Car, bicycle racks and electrical outlets. Capitol Corridor connects with a number of Bay Area and Northern California transit networks, making it easy to travel car-free. For more information and to purchase your weekend 50% discount train offer, click here for details.
RACE DAY TRAVEL INFORMATION
PARKING (click here to view Map)
The following lots close at 8:15
- 1810 Webster
- 17th and Webster
- 15th and Harrison
- 1414 Harrison Street
- 1415 Harrison Street
- 1405 Franklin Street
To access them take 980 to the 12th Street exit and make a left onto 11th OR take 880 N to the Broadway exit and make a right onto 11th.
The following lots are open all day
To access them take 580 and get off the Harrison Street Exit South.
- There is also street parking. (BE SURE TO CHECK FOR NO PARKING SIGNS PRIOR TO PARKING. SOME ROADS MAY BE CLOSED FOR RACE ROUTE TRAFFIC.)
- AC TRANSIT (BETWEEN $2-$4):
- FROM SAN FRANCISCO: NL, 800
- BART Service does not begin until 8 AM on Sunday. The 19th Street Station is three blocks from the Start/Finish Line. (Price varies depending on where you board)
CLICK LINK TO VIEW A Map of Downtown Oakland