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  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station M
  2. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Glen Park BART Station
  3. Take the line 44 bus from Bosworth St & Diamond St to Concourse Dr at Acad of Sciences 44

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 256 bus, bus, line 28 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 251 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr
  3. Take the line 28 bus from Daly City Bart Station to Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St 28

$7 - $9

5 alternative options

Caltrain, tram  •  2 h 1 min

  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  •  3 h 17 min

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

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$130 - $170

Drive  •  28 min

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

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

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

$40 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences. However, there are services departing from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale 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 2 h 49 min.

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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 1 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min 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 Shell Blvd & E 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 28 min to drive from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences.

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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: 1 h 57 min

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 Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr, El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, Daly City BART-Bay 3, Daly City Bart Station, and Park Presidio Blvd & Fulton St in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Glen Park BART Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Irving St & 9th Ave
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Bosworth St & Diamond St to Concourse Dr at Acad of Sciences
Ave. Duration
19 min
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Shell Blvd & E Hillsdale Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
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
1 h 53 min
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 California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $50
UberX
$40 - $50
WAV
$40 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Foster City to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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