Conveniently located between Silicon Valley and San Francisco/Oakland area, San Leandro is easily accessible by an extensive transportation network, making it an ideal place for growing business.
Two major interstate highways serve San Leandro. Interstate 580 connects with Interstate 5 to the east, providing an overnight route to Los Angeles, San Diego, and the Port of Long Beach. Interstate 880 runs south to San Jose and Silicon Valley, providing easy access to Highway 101. To the north, both interstates connect with Highway 80, the principal transcontinental corridor between San Francisco and the East Coast. More than 100 licensed trucking firms that offer overnight delivery to many western locations, such as Oregon and Nevada, serve the city of San Leandro.
Three main lines of the Union Pacific Railroad serve San Leandro, linking the city to the Port of Oakland and Major markets across the United States.
The Port of Oakland is located 10 miles north of the heart of San Leandro. It occupies 19 miles of waterfront on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay. This seaport ranks among the top 5 in the nation and top 20 in the world for annual container traffic.
San Leandro is within close proximity to three major airports. Located just five minutes away from San Leandro, the Oakland International Airport serves more than 9.8 million passengers and handles more than 950 million pounds of cargo annually. The Oakland International Airport is one of the busiest cargo centers in the United States, served by six major cargo carriers. San Leandro is only 20 miles from San Francisco International Airport and 30 miles from San Jose International Airport.
This light rail system serves San Leandro from two stations - Bayfair and Downtown. Downtown San Francisco is a convenient 20-minute ride on BART.
San Leandro's bus service is scheduled to complement BART, providing easy, convenient travel and the ability to transfer to different forms of transportation.
San Leandro LINKS is a free shuttle linking San Leandro BART and the West San Leandro business community. The shuttle provides an alternative mode of transportation for over 20,000 employees in west San Leandro, helping to ease traffic congestion and improve air quality. The shuttle runs every 15 minutes during morning and evening commute hours. For more information about LINKS, visit www.sanleandrolinks.com.