Lake Merritt Station

800 Madison Street / Oakland, CA 94607

Service Advisories

Welcome to Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt Station is ideally located near Oakland Chinatown, Laney College and the Oakland Museum.

Latest News

Delays for night work Friday & Saturday between Union City and Fremont stations
Union City Station paving work December 5-20, 2015

Lines Serving this Station

  • Dublin/Pleasanton to/from Daly City
  • Richmond to/from Fremont
  • Daly City to/from Fremont

Real Time Departures

Next trains departing from Lake Merritt Station:

For Real Time Departure information, please use the Real Time Arrival page in the Schedules section.


Parking is available at Lake Merrit Station and there's a $3 daily fee. Other options include Single Day Reserved Permit and Extended Weekend. Check out the parking section for details about each program.

Map of parking locations

Estimated Parking Fill Time: 6:30 AM


Bike Racks: Yes
Bike racks are available at most BART stations. Please review the BART Bike Rules.

Bike Station: None

FREE secure bike parking is available at several BART stations. Visit the Bike Section for more Bike Station information.

Bike Lockers: 40 shared use electronic lockers are located at this station. Read more about electronic lockers.

Connecting Transit Routes

This station is served by AC Transit.

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Connecting Transit Trip Planner

E.g., 12/2/2015
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Elevator Locations / Accessible Path

Learn more about the accessible path for this station.


Learn more about planning activity at this station and throughout Alameda County.

Other Transportation

Car share services are available at Lake Merritt Station. More information is available at City CarShare and Zipcar.