There are 6 ways to get from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo by bus, train, subway, 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, Caltrain, BART, line 57 bus  •  1 h 46 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 Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Daly City BART Station
  4. Take the line 57 bus from Daly City Bart Station to Skyline Blvd & Zoo Rd 57

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr / ...

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus, line 292 bus, line 23 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 256 / ...
  2. Take the line 292 bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Bayshore Blvd & Industrial St 292
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave to Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave 23

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo 22.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo 22.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo 22.1 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo. However, there are services departing from E Hillsdale Blvd & Foster City Blvd and arriving at Skyline Blvd & Lake Merced Blvd via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd and Daly City Bart Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Foster City and San Francisco Zoo is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo without a car is to bus and Caltrain and BART and line 57 bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo, including transfers.

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Foster City to San Francisco Zoo bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd station.

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Foster City to San Francisco Zoo bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Daly City BART-Bay 3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Foster City to San Francisco Zoo is 22 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo.

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Map of how to get from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Foster City, CA, USA and San Francisco Zoo, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Daly City BART Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bart.gov
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 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
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Daly City Bart Station to Skyline Blvd & Zoo Rd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave to Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
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 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 W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Bayshore Blvd & Industrial St
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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 San Francisco Zoo
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$75 - $95
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Foster City to San Francisco Zoo
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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