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There are 6 ways to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
  2. Take the bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St 72M
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to Bellam Blvd & Lisbon St 40

$24 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pablo Av:Stanford Av to El Cerrito Del Norte BART 72 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B 40 / ...

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus, line 101 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Shellmound St:Powell St to Salesforce Transit Center C / ...
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Salesforce Transit Center to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C 101 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Emeryville Station to San Rafael 18.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Emeryville Station to San Rafael 18.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Emeryville Station to San Rafael 18.7 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Emeryville Station to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from Shellmound St:Powell St and arriving at San Rafael Transit Center Platform C via Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Emeryville Station and San Rafael is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael without a car is to train and bus and line 40 bus which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $24 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael, including transfers.

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Emeryville Station to San Rafael bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Shellmound St:Powell St station.

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Emeryville Station to San Rafael bus services, operated by Golden Gate Transit, arrive at San Rafael Transit Center Platform C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Emeryville Station to San Rafael is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Emeryville Station to San Rafael.

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There are 368+ hotels available in San Rafael. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Emeryville Station to San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Emeryville Station, CA, USA and San Rafael, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Emeryville Station to San Rafael via Shellmound St:Powell St and Salesforce Transit Center in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Richmond BART to Tewksbury Av:Castro St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Shellmound St:Powell St to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from San Pablo Av:Stanford Av to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Tewksbury Ave & Castro St to Bellam Blvd & Lisbon St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to San Rafael Transit Center Platform C
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to San Rafael Transit Center Platform B
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Emeryville Station to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Taxi from Emeryville Station to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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