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There are 6 ways to get from Burlingame to San Francisco by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain  •  32m

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

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  1h 10m

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

$2 - $4

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BART  •  43m

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Red / ...

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  17m

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

$90 - $110

Drive  •  17m

  1. Drive from Burlingame to San Francisco 15.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17m

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

$26 - $35

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

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

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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 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Broadway Caltrain and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 32m.

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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 32m and costs $5 - $7.

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The Caltrain from Broadway Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain takes 32m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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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 32m and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 292 bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1h 10m.

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

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

Caltrain operates a train from Burlingame to San Francisco 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 32m. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Burlingame to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Broadway Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from California Dr & Broadway to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Burlingame to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Burlingame to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com

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Burlingame to San Francisco bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 9th St station.

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Burlingame to San Francisco train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at San Francisco Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burlingame to San Francisco is 16 miles. It takes approximately 17m to drive from Burlingame to San Francisco.

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