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There are 6 ways to get from Hayward to Redwood City by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward BART Station to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd M
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Brewster Ave 295 / ...

$4 - $5

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Bus via W Winton Av:Park St  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from W Winton Av:Park St to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd M

$5 - $7

Train, Caltrain  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain Local / ...

$27 - $46

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hayward to Redwood City 21.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Hayward to Redwood City 21.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hayward to Redwood City 21.8 miles

$35 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Hayward to Redwood City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hayward to Redwood City is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hayward station to Redwood City. However, there are services departing from Hayward BART Station and arriving at El Camino Real & Brewster Ave via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hayward to Redwood City. However, there are services departing from Hayward Amtrak and arriving at Redwood City Caltrain via Santa Clara Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Hayward and Redwood City is 15 miles. The road distance is 21.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hayward to Redwood City without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $4 - $6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Hayward to Redwood City, including transfers.

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Hayward to Redwood City bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Hayward BART Station.

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Hayward to Redwood City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hayward Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hayward to Redwood City is to bus which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can train and Caltrain, which costs $26 - $50 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Hayward to Redwood City.
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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Hayward, CA, USA and Redwood City, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Hayward to Redwood City via El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd and El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hayward to Redwood City via Santa Clara Amtrak and Santa Clara Caltrain in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hayward Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Hayward BART Station to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from W Winton Av:Park St to El Camino Real:W Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Brewster Ave
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hayward to Redwood City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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uber.com
Assist
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Hayward to Redwood City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Hayward to Redwood City bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & Brewster Ave station.

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Hayward to Redwood City train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Redwood City Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hayward to Redwood City is 22 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Hayward to Redwood City.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Redwood City. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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