There are 7 ways to get from Menlo Park to Union Square by train, bus, night bus, 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

Caltrain, line 30 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Limited / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Townsend St & 4Th St to Stockton St & Sutter St 30 / ...

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove to Mission St & 4th St 397

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Caltrain  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Limited / ...

$6 - $8

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Menlo Park to Union Square 30.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Menlo Park to Union Square 30.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Menlo Park to Union Square 30.8 miles

$45 - $60

What companies run services between Menlo Park, CA, USA and Union Square, CA, USA?

Caltrain operates a train from Menlo Park to Union Square hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Menlo Park to Union Square every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Menlo Park Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Townsend St & 4Th St to Stockton St & Sutter St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Night bus from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove to Mission St & 4th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Menlo Park to Union Square
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $85
ASSIST
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$140 - $180
SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Menlo Park to Union Square
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Menlo Park to Union Square?

The distance between Menlo Park and Union Square is 42 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square?

The cheapest way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square?

The quickest way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs $170 - $210.

Is there a direct train between Menlo Park and Union Square?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Menlo Park Caltrain and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Menlo Park and Union Square?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove and arriving at Mission St & 4th St. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Menlo Park to Union Square?

It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Menlo Park to Union Square, including transfers.