There are 6 ways to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton by train, 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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Caltrain, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Redwood City Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Pld Pleasanton Station Ace

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, BART  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Daly City BART-Bay 3 Ecr / ...
  2. Take the BART from Daly City BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City

$11 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART Db
  2. Take the train from Fmt Fremont Station to Pld Pleasanton Station Ace

$13 - $15

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Redwood City to Pleasanton 34.1 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Redwood City to Pleasanton 34.1 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Redwood City to Pleasanton 34.1 miles

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Redwood City to Pleasanton station. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain and arriving at Pld Pleasanton Station via Scc Santa Clara Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Redwood City and Pleasanton is 23 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton without a car is to Caltrain and train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $12 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton, including transfers.

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Redwood City to Pleasanton train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from Redwood City Caltrain station.

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Redwood City to Pleasanton train services, operated by Altamont Corridor Express, arrive at Pld Pleasanton Station.

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Map of how to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton.
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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Redwood City, CA, USA and Pleasanton, CA, USA?

You can take a train from Redwood City to Pleasanton via Santa Clara Caltrain and Scc Santa Clara Station in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Redwood City Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Pld Pleasanton Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Fmt Fremont Station to Pld Pleasanton Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
acerail.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Daly City BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Center to Union City BART
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B to Daly City BART-Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Redwood City to Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $70
UberX
$55 - $70
WAV
$55 - $70
UberXL
$80 - $100
Select
$110 - $150
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Redwood City to Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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