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

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Caltrain via Stockton St & Sutter St  •  1 h 18 min

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

$10 - $12

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Night bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove to Mission St & 5th St 397

$3 - $5

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Caltrain  •  1 h 21 min

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

$7 - $9

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 5th St 398

$5 - $6

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

$50 - $65

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove and arriving at Mission St & 5th St. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Menlo Park Caltrain and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Menlo Park and Union Square is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square without a car is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Menlo Park to Union Square, including transfers.

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Menlo Park to Union Square bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B station.

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Menlo Park to Union Square train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Menlo Park Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Menlo Park to Union Square is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Menlo Park to Union Square bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 5th St station.

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Menlo Park to Union Square train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at San Francisco Caltrain station.

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Map of how to get from Menlo Park to Union Square.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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 $7 - $9 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Menlo Park to Union Square hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Night bus from Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove to Mission St & 5th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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
$50 - $65
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uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$70 - $95
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$150 - $190
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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Yes, the driving distance between Menlo Park to Union Square is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Menlo Park to Union Square.

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