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There are 7 ways to get from Berkeley to Foster City by bus, subway, tram, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 29 bus, BART, tram, Caltrain, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Hollis St:59th St to 7th St:Mandela Pkwy 29
  2. Take the BART from West Oakland BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
  3. Take the tram from Metro Embarcadero Station to King St & 4th St N / ...
  4. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Hillsdale Caltrain
  5. Take the bus from Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr to Edgewater Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd 251 / ...

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Salesforce Transit Center F
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd 292 / ...

$7 - $9

5 alternative options

Line 88 bus, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 88 bus from University Av:Grant St to Madison St:9th St 88
  2. Take the bus from Hayward BART Station to Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd M

$10 - $12

Line 18 bus, line 6781 bus, bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Shattuck Av:University Av to Thomas L Berkley Way 18 / ...
  2. Take the line 6781 bus from Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Hayward BART Station to Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd M

$13 - $23

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berkeley to Foster City 33.3 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Berkeley to Foster City 33.3 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Berkeley to Foster City 33.3 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berkeley to Foster City is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berkeley to Foster City is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berkeley to Foster City. However, there are services departing from Shattuck Av:University Av and arriving at Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd via Oakland, Ca and Hayward BART Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Berkeley and Foster City is 22 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Berkeley to Foster City without a car is to line 29 bus and BART and tram and Caltrain and bus which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $13 - $21.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Berkeley to Foster City, including transfers.

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Berkeley to Foster City bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Shattuck Av:University Av station.

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Berkeley to Foster City bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berkeley to Foster City is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Berkeley to Foster City.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Foster City. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Berkeley to Foster City.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Berkeley, CA, USA and Foster City, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Berkeley to Foster City via Madison St:9th St, Lake Merritt BART Station, Bay Fair BART Station, Bayfair BART Station, and Hayward BART Station in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from West Oakland BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Metro Embarcadero Station to King St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Hollis St:59th St to 7th St:Mandela Pkwy
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd:Edison St to E Hillsdale Blvd:Edgewater Blvd
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from University Av:Grant St to Madison St:9th St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:University Av to Thomas L Berkley Way
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Shattuck Av:Center St to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr to Edgewater Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 1st St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
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 Oakland, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Berkeley to Foster City
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
WAV
$50 - $70
UberXL
$75 - $100
Select
$110 - $140
Black
$140 - $190
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Berkeley to Foster City
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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
Vallejo City Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 707-643-3333
Website
citytaxicabvallejo.com

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