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Lake Merritt Station

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Accessible via elevators No Public restroom   City: Oakland |  8th St & Oak St

Directions to and from Lake Merritt Station  |  Nearby


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Points of interest


BART schedule

Ticket machines are located in the underground station concourse. First time riders must purchase a reusable BART ticket or Clipper card from a vending machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the faregates with a valid ticket or card. Keep the ticket or card for the ride and use it to pass through the faregates again when exiting the station.

BART's Customer Service Center, which sells other types of discount tickets not available from ticket machines, is located in the concourse at this station.

This station features center platforms.

Platform 1: to Berryessa,

to Dublin/Pleasanton.

Platform 2: to Richmond,

to Daly City.

Real time departures:
Next Station: Fruitvale Next Station: West Oakland, Oakland City Center/12th Street


AC Transit

Emeryville/West Oakland BART/Lakeshore
Fruitvale Station - West Oakland Station via Highland Hospital
Market: Lake Merritt Station - Downtown Berkeley
Fruitvale Montana/ Alameda Point
School days only: Diamond Dist./ Westlake M.S./ Piedmont

Alameda County

Lake Merritt Station - Highland Hospital


Unreserved spaces (Garage) Reserved spaces
Weekdays before 10am $3 daily fee reserved permit required
10am - 3pm $3 daily fee
after 3pm free
Weekends all day

Diagram of parking areas

To pay the daily parking fee, remember your space number, enter through the faregates into the paid area and pay at an add fare machine.

Reserved spaces require:

To pay the parking fee, remember your space number, enter through the faregates into the paid area and pay at an add fare machine. Parking gets full at the station before 7am.

Bicycle Parking

Bike racks and 32 electronic BikeLink lockers are available at this station.

Bikes on BART