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There are 4 ways to get from Castro Valley to San Francisco by subway, bus, taxi or car

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BART

  1. Take the BART from Castro Valley to Civic Center / UN Plaza

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hayward to San Francisco

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Castro Valley to San Francisco

Drive

  1. Drive from Castro Valley to San Francisco

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The cheapest way to get from Castro Valley to San Francisco is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Castro Valley to San Francisco is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $140 - $170 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hayward and arriving at San Francisco. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castro Valley and arriving at Civic Center / UN Plaza. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Castro Valley and San Francisco is 19 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Castro Valley to San Francisco without a car is to BART which takes 37 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The BART from Castro Valley to Civic Center / UN Plaza takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Castro Valley to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hayward station.

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Castro Valley to San Francisco train services, operated by BART, depart from Castro Valley station.

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Castro Valley to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Map of how to get from Castro Valley to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

BART operates a vehicle from Castro Valley to Civic Center / UN Plaza every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hayward to San Francisco once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Castro Valley to Civic Center / UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$26 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Castro Valley to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Castro Valley to San Francisco train services, operated by BART, arrive at Civic Center / UN Plaza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castro Valley to San Francisco is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Castro Valley to San Francisco.

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