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124 Apartments for rent in Lafayette, CA

"Oh, my sweet Lafayette, how I'm going to miss you. / You feel so good, Lafayette, now I've come to greet you / Tell all my friends I've come back again / I couldn't stay away, I wa... Read Guide >
2045 Sierra Rd. #4
2045 Sierra Road
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
450 Bolla Pl
450 Bolla Place
Alamo, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
5 Bedrooms
$5,500
345 Montair Dr
345 Montair Drive
Danville, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
5 Bedrooms
$5,800
2210 Mountain Boulevard
2210 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1591 Ellis St
1591 Ellis Street
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
1 Bedroom
$1,800
316 Parnell Ct
316 Parnell Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
1 Bedroom
$2,230
2700 Cherry Ln
2700 Cherry Lane
Contra Costa Centre, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
2 Bedrooms
$2,500
361 Masters Ct Unit #1
361 Masters Ct
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
2 Bedrooms
$2,450
149 Sandringham Dr. South
149 Sandringham Dr
Moraga, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
5 Bedrooms
$5,495
6078 Colton Blvd.
6078 Colton Boulevard
Oakland, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
3 Bedrooms
$4,995
5944 Ascot Drive
5944 Ascot Drive
Oakland, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
3 Bedrooms
$4,900
320 N. Civic Dr #303
320 N Civic Dr
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:17am
1 Bedroom
$1,895
308 Parnell Ct.
308 Parnell Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:16am
Studio
$1,900
2570 Walnut Blvd. #3
2570 Walnut Boulevard
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:16am
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
5753 Chelton Drive
5753 Chelton Drive
Oakland, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:16am
2 Bedrooms
$2,500
363 Masters Ct. APT 1
363 Masters Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:16am
2 Bedrooms
$2,550
1309 Claiborne Dr.
1309 Claiborne Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 10:16am
4 Bedrooms
$3,800
2675 Carisbrook Dr.
2675 Carisbrook Drive
Oakland, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
2 Bedrooms
$4,200
1749 Ruth
1749 Ruth Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
558 Churchill Downs Ct
558 Churchill Downs Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
3 Bedrooms
$2,950
1445 Treat Blvd
1445 Treat Boulevard
Contra Costa Centre, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
1 Bedroom
Ask
2 Bedrooms
$2,759
1921 Olmo
1921 Olmo Way
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
2 Bedrooms
$3,350
321 Alamo Square
321 Alamo Sq
Alamo, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:44am
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
323 Boca Raton Ct
323 Boca Raton Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 08:33am
4 Bedrooms
$4,000
1067 Mohr Ln Apt B
1067 Mohr Lane
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 08:33am
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
1560 PINE STREET UNIT 9
1560 Pine St
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 08:33am
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
87 Mozden Lane
87 Mozden Lane
Pleasant Hill, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:47pm
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
1560 Pine Street
1560 Pine Street
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:47pm
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
1250 Sheppard Court
1250 Sheppard Court
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 09:12pm
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
2414 Gill Port Ln
2414 Gill Port Lane
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
Studio
$2,099
2200 Forsythia Way
2200 Forsythia Way
Martinez, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
4 Bedrooms
$3,000
2607 Bridle Ln
2607 Bridle Lane
Walnut Creek, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
4 Bedrooms
$4,500
186 Ladybug Ln
186 Ladybug Ln
Vine Hill, CA
Updated February 15 at 08:04am
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
2111 LOST LAKE PLACE
2111 Lost Lake Place
Martinez, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
701 Chives
701 Chives Way
Castle Hill, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
3 Bedrooms
$4,900
1861 Belmont Road
1861 Belmont Road
Concord, CA
Updated February 15 at 06:02pm
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
City GuideLafayette
"Oh, my sweet Lafayette, how I'm going to miss you. / You feel so good, Lafayette, now I've come to greet you / Tell all my friends I've come back again / I couldn't stay away, I was gone only a day / But I'm comin' back to my sweet Lafayette" (-Lucinda Williams, “Lafayette”)

Making up one-third of the Lamorinda (Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda) trifecta, Lafayette is renowned as one of the most pleasant and livable regions in the Bay Area (a feat, given its competition!). Located in the central section Contra Costa County, Lafayette boasts perfect California weather and an overall extremely high quality of life.

Finding an Apartment in Lafayette

Unfortunately, apartment availability is limited, and finding places to rent can be hard. However, there are several complexes of luxury apartments in the downtown area.

Lafayette Neighborhoods

Luckily for you, the general consensus amongst locals is that there is no “less desirable” area of Lafayette. Lafayette is typically divided up into four quadrants:

Reliez Valley:Making up the northeastern quadrant, Reliez Valley is close to Briones Regional Park, a popular bicyclist destination.

Happy Valley:Closest to BART and less than a mile away from downtown Lafayette, Happy Valley is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Lafayette.

Downtown Lafayette:This is where you are most likely to find rental units. It's right smack dab in the center of everything, so you’ll never be bored.

Life in Lafayette

Lafayette is generally considered the most bustling hamlet and retail center of the Lamorinda region. Downtown offers a plethora of fine dining and boutique shopping, with several restaurants rated among the best in the East Bay. Lafayette is also a quick 10-minute drive from Walnut Creek, which offers a broader selection of big-box retailers.

Lafayette is located on the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART line, the award-winning commuter railway connecting San Francisco to the East Bay. Most of the time, BART will get you from Lafayette to Downtown San Francisco in under an hour. Owing to its high quality of life and convenient access, Lafayette attracts many San Francisco commuters.