There are 7 ways to get from Millbrae to San Francisco by subway, train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

BART  •  27 min

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

$6 - $9

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Line 397 night bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 397 night bus from Millbrae BART-Bay 6 East Busway to 11th St & Market St. 397

$2 - $4

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Caltrain  •  28 min

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

$5 - $7

Line 292 bus  •  1 h 23 min

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

$4 - $6

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

$25 - $35

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

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

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Millbrae BART-Bay 6 East Busway and arriving at 11th St & Market St.. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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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.

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The distance between Millbrae and San Francisco is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Millbrae to San Francisco without a car is to BART which takes 27 min and costs $6 - $9.

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

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Millbrae to San Francisco bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level station.

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Millbrae to San Francisco train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Millbrae Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from Millbrae to San Francisco is to Caltrain which takes 28 min and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 292 bus, which costs $3 - $7 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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 $5 - $7 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Millbrae to San Francisco every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Mission St & 9th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Night bus from Millbrae BART-Bay 6 East Busway to 11th St & Market St.
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from Millbrae to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
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

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Millbrae to San Francisco bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Mission St & 9th St station.

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Millbrae to San Francisco train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at San Francisco Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Millbrae to San Francisco is 15 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Millbrae to San Francisco.

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