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There are 4 ways to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach by train, taxi, bus or car

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Caltrain, taxi

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Take a taxi from San Francisco Caltrain to Muir Beach

Cheapest option

Caltrain, line 130 bus

  1. Take the Caltrain from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
  2. Take the line 130 bus from Mission St & 5th St to Donahue St & Terners Dr

2 alternative options

Bus, line 130 bus

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave
  2. Take the line 130 bus from Mission St & 2nd St to Donahue St & Terners Dr

Drive

  1. Drive from Palo Alto to Muir Beach
Palo Alto → Muir Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Muir Beach is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1h 4m.

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The distance between Palo Alto and Muir Beach is 38 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach without a car is to Caltrain and taxi which takes 1h 30m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palo Alto to Muir Beach is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Palo Alto to Muir Beach.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Muir Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palo Alto to Muir Beach.
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  • Distance: 37.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Palo Alto, CA, USA and Muir Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Palo Alto to Muir Beach via El Camino Real & Linden Ave, Millbrae, Montgomery Street, Mission St & 2nd St, and Donahue St & Terners Dr in around 3h 18m.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Palo Alto Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$3 - $4
One-way Adult
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to Donahue St & Terners Dr
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Golden Gate Transit
Bus from Mission St & 2nd St to Donahue St & Terners Dr
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Golden Gate Transit
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Linden Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Francisco Caltrain to Muir Beach
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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