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There are 6 ways to get from Hayward to San Francisco by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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BART  •  37 min

  1. Take the BART from Hayward BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Green

$4 - $5

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Center St:P And R Lot to Salesforce Transit Center Nx4 / ...

$2 - $21

4 alternative options

Line 6774 bus, bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 6774 bus from Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca 6774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Salesforce Transit Center Nl

$12 - $20

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hayward to San Francisco 26.9 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Hayward to San Francisco 26.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hayward to San Francisco 26.9 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Hayward to San Francisco is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hayward to San Francisco is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Center St:P And R Lot and arriving at Salesforce Transit Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Hayward and San Francisco is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hayward to San Francisco without a car is to BART which takes 37 min and costs $4 - $5.

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The BART from Hayward BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Hayward to San Francisco bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Center St:P And R Lot station.

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Hayward to San Francisco bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Salesforce Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hayward to San Francisco is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Hayward to San Francisco.

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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Hayward, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

AC Transit operates a bus from Hayward to San Francisco 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Center St:P And R Lot to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Bus from Thomas L Berkley Way to Salesforce Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hayward to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $45
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $150
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Hayward to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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