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There are 6 ways to get from Foster City to Berkeley by bus, subway, 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

Bus, BART  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station M
  2. Take the BART from Hayward to Downtown Berkeley Orange

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

BART  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Downtown Berkeley Red

$14 - $18

Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 2nd St 292

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to Berkeley 32.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Foster City to Berkeley 32.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  38m

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to Berkeley 32.8 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Foster City to Berkeley is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Foster City to Berkeley is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 38m.

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The distance between Foster City and Berkeley is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Berkeley without a car is to bus and BART which takes 1h 13m and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Foster City to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Berkeley is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Foster City to Berkeley.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Berkeley. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to Berkeley.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from Foster City to Berkeley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 2nd St
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Foster City to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $140
Black
$140 - $190
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Foster City to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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