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Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

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Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

Hey guys, since the Giants wont be in town when i am there, im thinking about going over to oakland to see a game there. It appears to be not voer over the bridge. Can you guys toss some thigns out there, best way is by bus Im assuming. How long it takes, best place to catch a bus, should i get a bus tix in advance. Ive heard Oakland can be a little sketchy, thinking bout a day game that weekend. Places to stay away from, good areas to check out while Im there. Thanks

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1. Re: Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

You are going to want BART:

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is accessible by the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART). Taking BART you can directly enter the Coliseum Complex from the BART Station/Coliseum ramp. AC Transit provides public bus service to the Coliseum from its many locations. For more information on taking BART to the Coliseum, please visit www.bart.gov.

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2. Re: Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

BART would definitely be the way to go. It will take about 20-25 minutes from downtown SF (near where the Giants play) to Oakland coliseum. Safety won't be an issue and you can purchase the ticket when you're ready to go at a machine in the BART station. About $3.80 each way.

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As for areas to check out when you're at the Coliseum, there really is none. It doesn't have a bar/restaurant scene right next to the stadium like some other ballparks. Plus, you don't want to wonder off too far in that area. You'll go there, watch the game, and comeback. Any pre or post partying should probably be done in SF.

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4. Re: Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

Awesome, thanks guys, looking forward to spending my time in San Fran and catching a game!!

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5. Re: Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

The only thing I'd reccommend in hte area is a family style restaurant on Hegenburger called Francescos, otherwise hurry back to BART, and exit Oakland..

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6. Re: Bus from San Francisco to Oakland

Take Bart. It works a little different from other "Light Rail Systems" in the US but it's easy to figure out. Also, try to avoid times when it will be crowded, or you'll be standing all the way.

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