There are 7 ways to get from Foster City to Embarcadero by bus, subway, train, 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.

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Bus, BART  •  1 h 18 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 Embarcadero BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City

$5 - $7

6 alternative options

Caltrain, BART  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae / ...

$12 - $16

Bus, line 6834 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd to Hayward BART Station M
  2. Take the line 6834 bus from Hayward, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6834 / ...

$11 - $22

Bus  •  2 h 54 min

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

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  25 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to Embarcadero 23.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25 min

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

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Embarcadero. However, there are services departing from E Hillsdale Blvd:Shell Blvd and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via Hayward, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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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 1 h 18 min and costs .

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

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

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Foster City to Embarcadero bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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

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There are 612+ hotels available in Embarcadero. Prices start at $113 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: 1 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Foster City to Embarcadero via Hayward BART Station and Hayward, Ca in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Embarcadero BART Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Foster City to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Foster City to Embarcadero
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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