A/C Transit and BART

A/C Transit runs two bus lines (Line 680 and Line 682) that drop off directly in front of the school. Visit Actransit.org for schedules and more information.

2017/2018 BART Shuttle Schedule ( Semester 1)

Thursday, August 17, 2017 thru Friday, December 8, 2017
·  AM Shuttle – pick up at San Leandro BART @ 7:40 and 8:05 a.m.
·  PM Shuttle – departs O’Dowd to San Leandro BART @ 3:10, 3:40 and 6:15pm.
·  Early Dismissal Days – departs O’Dowd to San Leandro BART @ 2:35 and 6:15pm.                

Half-priced BART tickets are available to students. Visit BART.gov or come to the Bishop O’Dowd Business Office for more information.

Youth Clipper Cards for BART

As of January 1, 2018, BART will begin charging customers paying with paper tickets a surcharge on every trip. Students can apply for Youth Clipper Cards and get a 50 percent discount off adult fares. Get more details »

O’Dowd will phase out the discount BART tickets sales here on campus. Tickets will be available through January and for emergencies only after that.

Shuttle Service
For students and staff taking BART, O’Dowd runs a free shuttle service to and from the the San Leandro BART station. Complete and return this form to use this service »

Questions? Contact the O’Dowd Transportation Department directly at gbennett@bishopodowd.org or call (510)577-9100 x193.


We are pleased to announce that in an effort to be environmentally responsible, promote fuel economy and help cut down on morning drop-off traffic, we’ve joined the CarpooltoSchool.com network. It gives parents a safe, easy way to form or join a carpool, bikepool or walkpool. Get more information or sign up at bishopodowd.carpooltoschool.com.


If you are a senior who drives alone, a Student Parking Permit is available.

For questions about parking permits please call Dean Gary Mason at ext. 155, or e-mail him at gmason@bishopodowd.org.