Public Transport

Public Transportation

3/27/10 NOTICE: AC Transit bus service has recently changed. The closest bus stop entails a 30-minute walk.

Want to know which connections provide the fastest trip or the cheapest fares?

511 TakeTransit Trip Planner(sm) provides a customized transit itinerary that gets you where you want to go, when you want to go. Just enter USS Hornet and Alameda as your destination (hint: select “1 mile” for maximum walking distance).

511 Transit also brings together route, schedule and fare information for all transit services in the Bay Area.

AC Transit #31

Connections are available from 12th Street BART and other bus routes. AC Transit #31 stops 1.5 miles from HORNET's pier.

ACT Daily Service: Operates 7:00am-10:00pm

For rates and complete bus schedules, call (510) 817-1717 or access the AC Transit website. AC Transit offers free or discounted transfers.

Alameda/Oakland Ferry

The Alameda Ferry Terminal is located on the north side of the former naval air station, approximately 2 miles from the USS Hornet Museum’s pier. Service is provided from San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf at nearby Pier 41, the San Francisco Ferry Building, or Oakland's Jack London Square.

Ferry Daily Service: Operates 10:00am-7:00pm

For rates and schedules, call (415) 705-5555 or access the East Bay Ferry website.


The nearest BART station is located at 12th Street, Oakland City Center. Service is provided from downtown San Francisco and many Bay Area BART stations.

BART Daily Service: Operates 5:30am-11:30pm.

Taxis are available along Broadway; AC Transit #31 connections are available at Clay St & 11th St.

For information from San Francisco, call (415) 989-2278. From the East Bay, call (510) 465-2278 or access for rates and complete schedules.

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