Transportation

Click here for an overall map of transportation options available in the Bay Area.

511.org is a free service that provides Bay Area travelers with up-to-the minute transportation information. Now you can get specific travel information by dialing 511 (in the 415, 650, 408, 510, 925 and 707 area codes), 24 hours a day. Local toll charges may apply depending on the call's origin.

Bicycling

Pleasanton's generally flat terrain and miles of paved bike lanes makes it easy to bike or walk to work or for exercise.

Bike Buddy is a service offered by 511 Regional Rideshare Program. The Bike Buddy program matches experienced cyclists with new cyclists to help them learn how to commute by bicycle, and matches cyclists of all levels together who seek riding partners.

Information on bicycling as part of your daily commute or just to get around the Bay Area is also available at the WHEELS/LAVTA transportation website.

Bus

Wheels is a service of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) and provides public transportation for the Tri-Valley communities of Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton, California. With easy connections to San Francisco via BART, Wheels is a convenient way to travel and an excellent way to build a cleaner, healthier and less congested community. Wheels main Pleasanton bus lines are as follows:

Fixed Route Service

1A/1B/1C BART to East Dublin to BART
With service to Emerald Point, Santa Rita Jail, Rose Pavilion, CarrAmerica and Dublin Ranch Villages
   
3/3V BART to Stoneridge Mall to West Dublin to BART
With service to Johnson Dr, Alcosta Blvd, Shannon Park
   
8A/B BART to Downtown Pleasanton to BART
With service to Hopyard, Civic Center, Senior Center, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Vintage Hills
   
9 BART to CarrAmerica to Hacienda Business Park to BART
With service to Hopyard, Civic Center, Senior Center, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Vintage Hills
   
10 Livermore to Pleasanton to Dublin
With service to LLNL, Transit Center, BART, Stoneridge Mall

School Tripper Service
While school “yellow bus” service is not currently available, Wheels School Tripper routes provide middle and high school students with a safe, convenient and eco-friendly travel option. For more information visit wheelsbus.com/schedules/trippers.

Dial-A-Ride Paratransit Service
For eligible passengers with disabilities who cannot access regular transit, Wheels provides, door-to-door ADA paratransit service.  This special type of public transportation service is limited to persons who have specific limitation that prevent them from using regular accessible fixed route service independently, some or all of the time due to a disability or health related condition.  Call the Wheels Paratransit Planning Coordinator at (925) 455-7555 for more information.

Passenger Information (925) 455-7500 or visit wheelsbus.com

BART

BART is Bay Area Rapid Transit, a high-speed light rail train system that can quickly and easily take you from Pleasanton/Dublin to the Oakland and San Francisco areas. Weekday trains leave the Pleasanton/Dublin station approximately every 20 minutes, with the first morning train departing at 4:05 a.m., and the last train of the evening departing at 11:59 p.m. For schedules and more information, visit www.bart.gov

Commuter Train

Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) service is available twice in the morning and twice in the evening on weekdays only. The ACE train originates in Stockton and stops in Manteca, Tracy, Vasco Road, Livermore, Pleasanton, Fremont, Great America, and San Jose Diridon. For more information, visit www.acerail.com or call 1-800-411-RAIL Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Amtrak

For reservations and schedule information, call (800) 872-7245.

Airports

Pleasanton is approximately a one-hour drive (in good traffic) from the San Francisco International Airport and the San Jose International Airport, and approximately a 30-40 minute drive (in good traffic) from the Oakland International Airport.

For more information, visit these websites:


San Francisco International Airport
San Jose International Airport
Oakland International Airport

For deluxe transportation service to these airports, contact Black Tie Transportation.

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