There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Cupertino by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...

$11 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, line 23 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stevens Creek & De Anza 23 / ...

$16 - $39

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Stevens Creek & De Anza via Santa Clara & Montgomery and 2Nd & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Cupertino is 38 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino without a car is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from San Francisco to Cupertino, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Cupertino bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 23 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 7 min.

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San Francisco to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Stevens Creek & De Anza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Cupertino is 43 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from San Francisco to Cupertino.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Cupertino. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Cupertino.
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  • Distance: 38 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Cupertino, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Cupertino hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Cupertino via San Jose, Ca, Santa Clara & Montgomery, Santa Clara & 2Nd, and 2Nd & Santa Clara in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stevens Creek & De Anza
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $90
UberX
$65 - $90
WAV
$65 - $90
UberXL
$100 - $130
Select
$140 - $180
Black
$190 - $240
Black SUV
$210 - $270
Taxi from San Francisco to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com

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