There are 6 ways to get from Foster City to Menlo Park by bus, 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, Caltrain  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Center Park Ln to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd M
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain Local / ...

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 256 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain Ecr

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Bus, Caltrain via E Hillsdale Blvd & Edgewater Blvd  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Edgewater Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 57 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain Local / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to Menlo Park 11.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to Menlo Park 11.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to Menlo Park 11.9 miles

$20 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to Menlo Park. However, there are services departing from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd and arriving at El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Foster City and Menlo Park is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to Menlo Park without a car is to bus and Caltrain which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Foster City to Menlo Park, including transfers.

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Foster City to Menlo Park bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd station.

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Foster City to Menlo Park bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to Menlo Park is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Foster City to Menlo Park.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Menlo Park. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to Menlo Park.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Foster City to Menlo Park via Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr and El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Center Park Ln to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd:Edgewater Blvd to W Hillsdale Blvd:Edison St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Foster City Blvd:Metro Center Blvd to W Hillsdale Blvd:Edison St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Edgewater Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Foster City to Menlo Park
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$20 - $27
UberX
$20 - $27
WAV
$20 - $27
UberXL
$29 - $40
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from Foster City to Menlo Park
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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