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There are 5 ways to get from Mountain View to Pier 39 by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, line 47 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Townsend St & 5th St to Powell St & Beach St 47

$11 - $13

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Line 522 bus, bus, line 8 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B Ecr
  3. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Mission St & 5th St 398
  4. Take the line 8 bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St 8 / ...

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mountain View to Pier 39 42 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to Pier 39 42 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mountain View to Pier 39 42 miles

$60 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Mountain View to Pier 39 is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mountain View to Pier 39 is to taxi which costs $230 - $280 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to Pier 39. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at Bay St & Midway St via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B, Market St & 5th St and Kearny St & Geary St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Mountain View and Pier 39 is 35 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Pier 39 without a car is to Caltrain and line 47 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $11 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Mountain View to Pier 39, including transfers.

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Mountain View to Pier 39 bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Castro station.

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Mountain View to Pier 39 bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Bay St & Midway St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mountain View to Pier 39 is 42 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Mountain View to Pier 39.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Pier 39. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mountain View to Pier 39.
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  • Distance: 34.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Mountain View, CA, USA and Pier 39, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Mountain View to Pier 39 via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B, Mission St & 5th St, Market St & 5th St, Market St & New Montgomery St, Kearny St & Geary St, and Bay St & Midway St in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Townsend St & 5th St to Powell St & Beach St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Kearny St & Geary St to Bay St & Midway St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Castro to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
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
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mountain View to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$50 - $70
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
WAV
$60 - $80
UberXL
$95 - $120
Select
$130 - $180
Black
$180 - $230
Black SUV
$200 - $260
Taxi from Mountain View to Pier 39
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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