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

Recommended option

BART, line 40 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Richmond / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Bellam Blvd & I-580 Off-Ramp 40 / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pablo Av:40th St 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 32 min

  1. Take the bus from 40th St:Hollis 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  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Emeryville to San Rafael 19.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Emeryville to San Rafael 19.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Emeryville to San Rafael 19.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Emeryville to San Rafael. However, there are services departing from 40th St:Hollis St and arriving at San Rafael Transit Center Platform C via Salesforce Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Emeryville and San Rafael is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Emeryville to San Rafael without a car is to BART and line 40 bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Emeryville to San Rafael, including transfers.

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Emeryville to San Rafael bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from 40th St:Hollis St station.

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Emeryville 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 to San Rafael is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Emeryville to San Rafael.

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There are 360+ hotels available in San Rafael. Prices start at $122 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Emeryville to San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Emeryville to San Rafael via Salesforce Transit Center in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from El Cerrito del Norte BART Station to Bellam Blvd & I-580 Off-Ramp
Ave. Duration
30 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 2 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
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from 40th St:Hollis St to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from San Pablo Av:40th St to El Cerrito Del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Emeryville to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Taxi from Emeryville to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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