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Recommended option

Caltrain  •  32 min

  1. Local / ...

$4 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 292

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

BART  •  50 min

  1. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$8 - $11

Bus, line 14 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Ecr
  2. 14 / ...

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 15.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 15.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 15.9 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Burlingame and San Francisco is 22 km. The road distance is 26 km.

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

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

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.

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 9 min.

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

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 $4 - $5 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 9 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Broadway Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Civic Center/UN Plaza
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 9 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
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
42 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
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$26 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
SELECT
$55 - $70
BLACK
$70 - $90
SUV
$80 - $100
Taxi from Burlingame to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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