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There are 7 ways to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences by bus, subway, train, tram, 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, line 44 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd M
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  3. Take the BART from San Bruno to Glen Park Red
  4. Take the line 44 bus from Bosworth St & Diamond St to Concourse Dr at Acad of Sciences 44

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 5th St 292

$7 - $9

5 alternative options

Caltrain, tram  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the tram from King St & 4th St to Irving St & 9th Ave N

$10 - $13

Bus, line 28 bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Daly City Bart Station to Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St 28

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences 24.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences 24.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28m

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences 24.4 miles

$35 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences. However, there are services departing from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd and arriving at Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd and Daly City Bart Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Foster City and California Academy of Sciences is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences without a car is to bus and BART and line 44 bus which takes 1h 56m and costs $9 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences, including transfers.

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Foster City to California Academy of Sciences bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd station.

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Foster City to California Academy of Sciences bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to California Academy of Sciences is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences.

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There are 619+ hotels available in California Academy of Sciences. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and California Academy of Sciences, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences via El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd, El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, Daly City BART-Bay 3, Daly City Bart Station, and Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Bruno to Glen Park
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Irving St & 9th Ave
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Bosworth St & Diamond St to Concourse Dr at Acad of Sciences
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Daly City Bart Station to Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
Assist
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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