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Enjoy Life in Alameda

Getting around and getting to know the City of Alameda is convenient with multiple bus, bike, BART and Bay ferry stations nearby to the community. See below for more information on how you can explore our beautiful city and commute to our surrounding Bay area communities, like San Francisco or Oakland, with ease.

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, The 19 Bus stops along Buena Vista Avenue at Sherman Street. This bus will take you to the Bart Stations in both Oakland and Fruitvale.
Both Ferry Terminals are 8 minutes away by car. The Seaplane Lagoon Ferry will take you to the Downtown San Francisco Ferry Building. The Main Street Ferry will take you to Downtown San Francisco to the Embarcardro @ Mission Street.

Alameda Unified School District (Edison Elementary School, Will C. Wood Middle School, Alameda High School)

Taking the San Francisco Ferry is a 30 minute ride from Alameda. Alta Star Harbor is only 8 minutes by car from the Seaplane Lagoon and Main Street Ferry Terminals. The Seaplane Lagoon Ferry will take you to Downtown San Francisco’s Ferry Building. The Main Street Ferry will take you to Downtown San Francisco Embarcadero at Mission Street.

To get to Downtown Oakland from Alta Star Harbor will take you about 9 minutes by car.

The closest bus to Alta Star Harbor is the 19 Bus, which stops on Buena Vista Avenue at Sherman Street and goes to the Downtown Oakland and Fruitville BART Stations.

The closest BART Station to Alta Star Harbor is in Downtown Oakland at 12th Street City Center

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