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There are 6 ways to get from Foster City to Embarcadero by bus, subway, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, BART  •  1h 18m

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

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 30m

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

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain, tram  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd M
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  3. Take the tram from King St & 4th St to Metro Embarcadero Station N / ...

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to Embarcadero 23.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Foster City to Embarcadero 23.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25m

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to Embarcadero 23.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Foster City to Embarcadero is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Foster City to Embarcadero is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Embarcadero. However, there are services departing from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd and arriving at Mission St & 1st St via W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Foster City and Embarcadero is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Embarcadero without a car is to bus and BART which takes 1h 18m and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Foster City to Embarcadero, including transfers.

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Foster City to Embarcadero bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 station.

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Foster City to Embarcadero bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 1st St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Embarcadero is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Foster City to Embarcadero.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Embarcadero. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to Embarcadero.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

SamTrans operates a bus from Foster City to Embarcadero every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 58m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from King St & 4th St to Metro Embarcadero Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 10 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
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
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 W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
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 Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Foster City to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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