There are 5 ways to get from Fresno to San Mateo by bus, train, subway, car or plane

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  •  4 h 33 min

  1. 6774
  2. Bullet / ...

$27 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. 6834 / ...

$26 - $56

3 alternative options

Train, BART  •  5 h 17 min

  1. San Joaquins
  2. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$51 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. 180.4 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  3 h 12 min

  1. FAT - SFO

$183 - $654

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and San Mateo, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to San Mateo hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Fresno to San Mateo 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Mateo Caltrain
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fresno and San Mateo is 244 km. The road distance is 289 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fresno to San Mateo is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Fresno to San Mateo is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to San Mateo. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at El Camino Real & E 5th Ave via Hayward BART Station and El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Fresno to San Mateo, including transfers.