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UberX
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The Essential Guide to Getting Around in Alameda, CA

About Alameda

Alameda is a small town in the state of California, has an area of 10.8 square miles with a total number of residents approximating 70,580. Alameda is densely populated with a population density of an average of 7,309 residents per square mile. Alameda is located in Alameda County.

Alameda's neighborhoods include West End, Central, East End, Bronze Coast and Harbor Bay Isle.

Commuting in Alameda

The average commute time for workers in Alameda is approximately 31 minutes. Of the total commuters in Alameda, the most popular method of transporation for commuters in Alameda is drove alone at 59%, followed by public transit at 18%, carpooled at 9%, worked at home at 7%, walked at 3%, bicycle at 2% and other at 1%.

Alameda Without a Car

According to Walkscore, Alameda is rated 'somewhat walkable, some transit and very bikeable', with scores of 50, 30 and 77 respectively. Key mass transit providers include BART and Amtrak.

Dockless shared electic scooters are available in Alameda by Lime.

Alameda By Car

Daily and hourly car rental services are available in Alameda, including Turo. Turo is a peer-to-peer car rental car marketplace with low daily rates and includes insurance.

Alameda has many ground transporation options which include six Lyft services and nine Uber services.

The most economical service in Alameda is UberX, and the most costly service is Uber Black SUV. The service with the least expensive minimum fare is Lyft Shared. Alameda has both UberPool and Lyft Shared services for splitting the fare with other riders. Parties of four or more passengers can ride with Lyft XL, Lyft Lux Black XL, UberXL, Uber Black SUV and Uber Comfort.

The following Lyft and Uber services are available in Alameda, from cheapest to most expensive:

UberX

UberX is an economy personal ride which seats up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $7.20. The base fare for the service is $1.65. The cost per mile is $0.80 and the cost per minute is $0.27. There is a $2.20 service fee on UberX in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberX. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Standard. 


Uber Assist

Uber Assist is a personal ride with extra assistance which accomodates up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $7.20. The base fare for the service is $1.65. The cost per mile is $0.80 and the cost per minute is $0.27. There is a $2.20 service fee on Uber Assist in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Uber Assist. 


Uber WAV

Uber WAV is a wheelchair accessible ride which seats up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $7.20. The base fare for the service is $1.65. The cost per mile is $0.80 and the cost per minute is $0.27. There is a $2.20 service fee on Uber WAV in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Uber WAV. 


UberPool

UberPool is a shared ride with others which fits up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $7.65. The base fare for the service is $1.93. The cost per mile is $0.80 and the cost per minute is $0.15. There is a $2.20 service fee on UberPool in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberPool. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Shared. 


Lyft Shared

Lyft Shared is a shared ride which seats up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $4.75. The base fare for the service is $2.20. The cost per mile is $0.91 and the cost per minute is $0.39. There is a $2.20 service fee on Lyft Shared in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Shared. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberPool. 


Lyft Standard

Lyft Standard is a personal ride which seats up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $5.00. The base fare for the service is $2.20. The cost per mile is $0.91 and the cost per minute is $0.39. There is a $2.20 service fee on Lyft Standard in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Standard. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberX. 


UberXL

UberXL is a low cost ride for large groups which accomodates up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $9.45. The base fare for the service is $2.00. The cost per mile is $1.24 and the cost per minute is $0.36. There is a $2.45 service fee on UberXL in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberXL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft XL. 


Uber Comfort

Uber comfort is an extra leg room vehicle which fits up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $10.08. The base fare for the service is $3.08. The cost per mile is $1.24 and the cost per minute is $0.55. There is a $3.30 service fee on Uber comfort in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Uber comfort. 


Lyft XL

Lyft XL is a supersized ride which seats up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $7.00. The base fare for the service is $3.00. The cost per mile is $1.72 and the cost per minute is $0.42. There is a $2.45 service fee on Lyft XL in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft XL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberXL. 


Lyft Lux

Lyft Lux is a luxury ride which fits up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $9.00. The base fare for the service is $5.00. The cost per mile is $2.01 and the cost per minute is $0.87. There is a $2.45 service fee on Lyft Lux in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Lux. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Comfort. 


Uber Select

Uber Select is a low cost luxury ride which accomodates up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $11.45. The base fare for the service is $5.00. The cost per mile is $2.01 and the cost per minute is $0.87. There is a $2.45 service fee on Uber Select in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Uber Select. 


Lyft Lux Black

Lyft Lux Black is a luxury black car service which fits up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $15.00. The base fare for the service is $8.00. The cost per mile is $2.73 and the cost per minute is $1.08. There is a $1.75 service fee on Lyft Lux Black in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Lyft Lux Black. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Black. 


Uber Black

Uber Black is a luxury black car service which seats up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $15.75. The base fare for the service is $8.75. The cost per mile is $2.73 and the cost per minute is $1.08. There is no service fee on Uber Black in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Uber Black. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Lux Black. 


Lyft Lux Black XL

Lyft Lux Black XL is a spacious luxury ride which fits up to 6 riders. The minimum fare is $25.00. The base fare for the service is $15.00. The cost per mile is $3.22 and the cost per minute is $1.13. There is a $1.75 service fee on Lyft Lux Black XL in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Lyft Lux Black XL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Black SUV. 


Uber Black SUV

Uber Black SUV is a luxury black sport utility vehicle service which accomodates up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $25.75. The base fare for the service is $15.75. The cost per mile is $3.22 and the cost per minute is $1.13. There is no service fee on Uber Black SUV in Alameda. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Uber Black SUV. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Lux Black XL. 


Airport Approximate Fares (excludes peak surcharges and airport service fees where applicable):

A 9.54 mile, 15 minute ride from Alameda to OAK airport has a fare of about $15.53 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 18% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 70% less expensive than Uber Black, 28% less expensive than UberXL, 61% less expensive than Uber Select, 76% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 41% less expensive than Uber comfort, the same price as Uber Assist, the same price as Uber WAV and 11% more expensive than UberPool.

A 24.02 mile, 29 minute ride from Alameda to SFO airport costs about $30.90 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 18% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 71% less expensive than Uber Black, 31% less expensive than UberXL, 62% less expensive than Uber Select, 75% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 41% less expensive than Uber comfort, the same price as Uber Assist, the same price as Uber WAV and 12% more expensive than UberPool.

This trip on public transport would cost between approximately $9.08 and $13.09 on BART.

A 42.05 mile, 46 minute ride from Alameda to SJC airport will cost approximately $49.91 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 18% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 71% less expensive than Uber Black, 32% less expensive than UberXL, 62% less expensive than Uber Select, 75% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 40% less expensive than Uber comfort, the same price as Uber Assist, the same price as Uber WAV and 12% more expensive than UberPool.

This trip on public transport would cost between approximately $23.44 and $32.50 on Amtrak.  


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