There are 6 ways to get from Millbrae to San Francisco by subway, train, 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

BART  •  27 min

  1. Take the BART from Millbrae to Civic Center/UN Plaza Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 9th St 292 / ...

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Caltrain  •  28 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Millbrae to San Francisco 14.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Millbrae to San Francisco 14.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Millbrae to San Francisco 14.7 miles

$24 - $35

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

Caltrain operates a train from Millbrae to San Francisco every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Millbrae to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
57 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 Millbrae to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $80
ASSIST
$24 - $35
uberX
$24 - $35
WAV
$24 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
SELECT
$50 - $65
BLACK
$65 - $85
SUV
$70 - $95
Taxi from Millbrae to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Millbrae and San Francisco is 20 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from Millbrae to San Francisco is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Millbrae to San Francisco is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $80 - $100.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Millbrae Caltrain and arriving at San Francisco Caltrain. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Mission St & 9th St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

The BART from Millbrae to Civic Center/UN Plaza takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.