There are 5 ways to get from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco 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.

Recommended option

Line 294 bus, Caltrain  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 294 bus from Main / Miramontes to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 294
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 294 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 294 bus from Main / Miramontes to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr 294
  2. Take the bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 9th St 292

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco 30.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco 30.1 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco 30.1 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Half Moon Bay and San Francisco is 22 miles. The road distance is 30.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Main / Miramontes and arriving at Mission St & 9th St via W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between Half Moon Bay, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco via Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr and W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Main / Miramontes to Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Bay 6 to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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 Half Moon Bay to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$140 - $190
Taxi from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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