Getting Here

Pleasant Hill is conveniently located at the center of everything. Whether you’re making your way here by car, plane, or train, the trip will be smooth and easy.

 

 

From the Airport

 

Oakland International (OAK)

Using the Bart:

Take the BART: from OAK, take the green line (Coliseum). Transfer at Coliseum to the orange line (Richmond). Transfer at 19th St./Oakland to the yellow line (Antioch) and disembark at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre. Downtown is a 1.5-mile taxi, uber, or lyft ride from the BART stop. The County Connection 9 bus also runs between the BART and downtown.

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County Connection 9 bus

 

Using Rental Car

Rent a car: from the rental car center, turn right onto Doolittle Drive. Turn left onto Hegenberger Rd, and merge onto Interstate 880 north toward Oakland. Take exit 42A to merge onto I-980/SR 24 toward Walnut Creek. Stay in the left lanes to merge onto I-680 north toward Sacramento. Take exit 49B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

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San Francisco International (SFO)

Using the Bart:

Take the BART: from SFO, take the yellow line toward Antioch. Disembark at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre. Downtown is a 1.5-mile taxi, uber, or lyft ride from the BART stop. The County Connection 9 bus also runs between the BART and downtown.

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Using Rental Car

Rent a car: from the rental car center, turn right onto McDonnell Rd, then left on San Bruno Ave. Take the first right to merge onto US-101 north toward San Francisco. Take exit 433B to merge onto I-80 north toward the Bay Bridge. After crossing the Bay Bridge, stay in the right lanes to stay on I-580 east toward Oakland. In Oakland, take exit 19B to merge onto State Route 24 toward Berkeley and Walnut Creek. Stay in the left lanes to merge onto I-680 north toward Sacramento. Take exit 49B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

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Buchanan Field Airport (CCR)

Just three miles from downtown Pleasant Hill, Buchanan Field Airport is serviced by JetSuiteX, with private, affordable flights Las Vegas, Reno, and Orange County.

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From the airport to downtown: turn right onto John Glenn Drive, then right onto Concord Ave. After crossing under the freeway, turn left onto Contra Costa Boulevard. After two miles, you will arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Via Amtrak

Amtrak serves a stop in Martinez, just eight miles from Pleasant Hill.

California Zephyr (Emeryville to Chicago)
Capitol Corridor (Sacramento to San Jose)
Coast Starlight (Los Angeles to Seattle)
San Joaquin (Oakland to Bakersfield)

Getting from Martinez to Pleasant is a short cab, lyft or uber ride. Or, take the County Connection 16 bus to downtown.

 

Via Car

 

Pleasant Hill is located on Interstate 680, which conveniently connects to all major routes through Northern California.

From the north (Sacramento), take I-80 south to exit 40 to merge onto I-680. Take exit 49B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

From the south (Los Angeles), take I-5 north. At mile marker 446, stay in the left lanes to continue onto I-580 toward San Francisco. Take exit 44B to merge onto I-680 north toward Sacramento. Take exit 49B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

From the east (Stockton), take State Route 4 west. Take exit 15A to merge onto State Route 242. Then take exit 1B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

From the west (San Francisco), take I-80 east. After crossing the Bay Bridge, stay in the right lanes to stay on I-580 east toward Oakland. In Oakland, take exit 19B to merge onto State Route 24 toward Berkeley and Walnut Creek. Stay in the left lanes to merge onto I-680 north toward Sacramento. Take exit 49B to arrive in downtown Pleasant Hill.

 

Via Mass Transit

 

From San Francisco, take the yellow line toward Antioch. Disembark at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre. Downtown is a 1.5-mile taxi, uber, or lyft ride from the BART stop. The County Connection 9 bus also runs between the BART and downtown.

From Oakland, take the yellow line toward Antioch (at the 12th St./Oakland City Center BART stop) and disembark at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre. Downtown is a 1.5-mile taxi, uber, or lyft ride from the BART stop. The County Connection 9 bus also runs between the BART and downtown.

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