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TRANSPORTATION

Vallejo is in close proximity to the major employment and tourist areas in the region, approximately 9 miles from Napa, 32 miles from San Francisco, 22 miles from Oakland and 47 miles from Sacramento. Vallejo is well connected to these areas via I-80 and I-780 as well as Highways 37 and 29. San Francisco is less than an hour away by the Vallejo Baylink Ferry. Traveling by air is also convenient, as Vallejo is within 50 miles of San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento international airports. Commercial transportation flows quickly and efficiently to businesses in Vallejo; in addition to being close to four major highways, Vallejo is also serviced directly by the Union Pacific Railroad and is convenient to the regional ports of Oakland, San Francisco and Richmond.

Vallejo Baylink Ferry

The Vallejo Baylink vallejo_baylink_ferry Ferry is the best way to avoid gridlock and enjoy fast, comfortable and reliable service to and from San Francisco. Fifteen trips per day depart Vallejo aboard high-speed catamarans, arriving 55 minutes later at the foot of Market Street. Returning to Vallejo is easy, with departures from the Ferry Building running until 9:50 p.m. daily. A DayPass is $23 for a full day of travel; one-way fares are $12.50; seniors and children ages 6-12 ride one-way for just $6.25. 10-ride tickets and monthly passes are also available. All Vallejo ferries depart from the Vallejo Ferry Terminal at downtown Vallejo’s waterfront. For details and updates, go to www.baylinkferry.com.


Vallejo Transit

Vallejo Transit bus service consists of nine regular transit routes in the city of Vallejo and three regular connection routes to BART stations. Vallejo Transit runs regular service Monday through Saturday (limited service is available on Sunday). There are two transit bus terminals in Vallejo: York & Marin Transit Center in downtown Vallejo, and Sereno Transit Center between Sonoma Boulevard and Broadway. Standard fare is $1.35; seniors travel for $.75. 10-ride tickets and monthly passes are also available.

Solano/Napa Commuter Information

Solano/Napa Commuter Information (SNCI) is the one-stop transportation information resource for residents, visitors and employers in Vallejo, Solano and Napa Counties. SNCI is a program that helps commuters find commute alternatives such as carpooling, vanpooling and public transit. SNCI also works with employers to develop transportation solutions for employees including survey assistance, on-site presentations, commuter guides, commuter incentives and vanpool program assistance.