Fremont is the 14th largest city in the state and its airport is pretty close to the downtown parts of the city. This city is connected to as many as 3 airports and also provides easy transport by car and train. There are dense transport networks in this city.
Travel to Fremont by Plane
By Derrick Coetzee from Seattle, USA (Aerial view of Oakland International Airport) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
Fremont is connected to three airports namely Oakland Airport, San Jose Airport and San Francisco Airport.
Oakland (OAK) is located 20 to 40 minutes through car. You have an option of taking new tram from The Airport to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) runs directly to Fremont. Airport of San Jose is 30 minutes away and can be accessed by interstate highways
San Francisco- This is around 1 hour away away from the city’s centre. This is undoubtedly the biggest and most populated of airports across the entire range. BART station trains in SFO can make you reach Fremont in just under 45 minutes.
Travel to Fremont by Car
If you are coming from Berkeley or Oakland, take Interstate 8 southwards. If you are coming from San Fran and Palo Alto take routes 101, 92 or state highway 84 (with the preference of the Dumbarton bridge to cut the distance). If you are from San Jose, the 1-880 or I-680 N can be taken. The street system of Fremont is defined by hills on the eastern city side. Mission Boulevard runs along the bay side and streets are at right angles, as there is movement from Mission Boulevard to the bay. Streets also run parallel to hills and the local names for them are north south streets. The perpendicular streets are the northeast-southwest.
Major freeways through Fremont are bayside Nimitz and inland I-680. Motorists will find the I-880 congested.
Travel to Fremont by Train
BART or Bay Area Regional Transit Service
Its southern stop is Fremont and trains are connecting to Oakland, Daly City or Richmond. You can of to Dublin or Pleasanton or Millbrae. Warm Springs or south Fremont will soon have BART connected to the country line of Alameda and further into county of Santa Clara.
Address: 2000 Bart Way, BART Fremont station off Civic Center Drive between Mowry and Walnut
Amtrak's Capitol Corridor: This Capitol Corridor follows a route from Sacramento to San Jose to Fremont’s Centerville It further connects to Oakland. Emeryville and Oakland as well as Berkeley and San Jose.
Altamount Commuter Express: This connects Fremont to Silicon Valley in CA and the train runs 4 times during the day and 4 times during the evening or afternoon.
Public Transportation in Fremont
- Valley's Transit Authority Lines 180 or 181 runs from San Jose to Fremont Bay Area Rapid Transit station.
- AC transit bus system serves east bay cities such as Fremont. Fremont Bay Area Rapid Transit station also serves as a bus terminal for transferring across various bus routes.
Taxis are not commonly found in Fremont though there are many companies serving different areas of the city. If you need a taxi, plan and schedule ahead and make sure you book a taxi.
Fremont National Taxi Cab
Metro Taxi Fremont
Telephone Number- 15102402454
Telephone Number- 15102444444
Fremont Taxi Cab
Telephone Number- 15106517777
Metro Cab Company
Telephone Number- 15102002010
Getting in and Around Fremont