There are 7 ways to get from Burlingame to San Francisco by train, subway, bus, 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.

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Caltrain  •  32 min

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

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from California Dr & Broadway to Mission St & 9th St 292

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

BART  •  49 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$8 - $11

Bus, line 14 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame to Mission St & John Daly Blvd Ecr
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Mission St & San Jose Ave to Mission St & 11th St 14 / ...

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burlingame to San Francisco 15.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Burlingame to San Francisco 15.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Burlingame to San Francisco 15.9 miles

$27 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Burlingame to San Francisco is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burlingame to San Francisco is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from California Dr & Broadway and arriving at Mission St & 9th St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Broadway Caltrain and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Burlingame and San Francisco is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Burlingame to San Francisco without a car is to Caltrain which takes 32 min and costs $5 - $7.

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The Caltrain from Broadway Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain takes 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Burlingame to San Francisco bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from California Dr & Broadway station.

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Burlingame to San Francisco train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Broadway Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Burlingame to San Francisco is to Caltrain which takes 32 min and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 292 bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Burlingame to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from Burlingame to San Francisco every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Burlingame to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Broadway Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from California Dr & Broadway to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame to Mission St & John Daly Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Mission St & San Jose Ave to Mission St & 11th St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Burlingame to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$27 - $35
UberX
$27 - $35
WAV
$27 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $70
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Burlingame to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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