There are 4 ways to get from Foster City to Castro Valley by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  29 min

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

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to Castro Valley 16.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to Castro Valley 16.4 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to Castro Valley 16.4 miles

$27 - $35

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd and arriving at Hayward BART Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Foster City and Castro Valley is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Castro Valley without a car is to bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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The bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station takes 29 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Foster City to Castro Valley bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd station.

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Foster City to Castro Valley bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Hayward BART Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Castro Valley is 16 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Foster City to Castro Valley.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Castro Valley. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

AC Transit operates a bus from Foster City to Castro Valley every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Foster City to Castro Valley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$27 - $35
UberX
$27 - $35
WAV
$27 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $70
Black
$70 - $95
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Foster City to Castro Valley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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