There are 5 ways to get from Milpitas to San Francisco by bus, subway, 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.

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Line 217 bus, BART  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 217 bus from N Milpitas Blvd:Midwick Dr to Warm Springs BART 217
  2. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 181 bus, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from Great Mall / Main Transit Center to San Jose Caltrain Station 181
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca 6860 / ...

$13 - $27

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milpitas to San Francisco 45.9 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Milpitas to San Francisco 45.9 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Milpitas to San Francisco 45.9 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milpitas to San Francisco is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milpitas to San Francisco is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milpitas to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Great Mall / Main Transit Center and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Milpitas and San Francisco is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Milpitas to San Francisco without a car is to line 217 bus and BART which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $7 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Milpitas to San Francisco, including transfers.

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Milpitas to San Francisco bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from Great Mall / Main Transit Center station.

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Milpitas to San Francisco bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Milpitas to San Francisco.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Milpitas to San Francisco via San Jose Caltrain Station and San Jose, Ca in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from N Milpitas Blvd:Midwick Dr to Warm Springs BART
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Great Mall / Main Transit Center to San Jose Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Milpitas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $95
UberX
$70 - $95
WAV
$70 - $95
UberXL
$100 - $140
Select
$150 - $190
Black
$200 - $260
Black SUV
$220 - $280
Taxi from Milpitas to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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