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There are 6 ways to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain, train  •  2 h 25 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

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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 Blue

$11 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 522 bus, bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery 522 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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

$50 - $65

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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 bus from Redwood City to Pleasanton. However, there are services departing from Redwood City Caltrain-Lane A and arriving at Santa Rita Rd & Amador Valley High School via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, San Jose Diridon Station and East Dublin Bart Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 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 25 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 25 min and costs $12 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton, including transfers.

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Redwood City to Pleasanton bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Palo Alto Caltrain Station.

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

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The best way to get from Redwood City to Pleasanton is to Caltrain and train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $12 - $16. Alternatively, you can line 522 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 34 min.

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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 25 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 Scc Santa Clara Station in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Redwood City to Pleasanton via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose Diridon Station, Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station, and East Dublin Bart Station in around 3 h 34 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
Hourly
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
ACE
BART
Phone
94604-2688
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
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Palo Alto Caltrain Station to Santa Clara & Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.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
$50 - $65
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UberPool
$40 - $60
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $100
Select
$110 - $140
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Redwood City to Pleasanton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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Redwood City to Pleasanton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dublin-Pleasanton Amtrak 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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Yes, the driving distance between Redwood City to Pleasanton is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Redwood City to Pleasanton.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Pleasanton. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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