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There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Burlingame by train, subway, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain  •  29 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Burlingame Caltrain Limited / ...

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 397 night bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 397 night bus from 11th St & Market St. to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame 397

$2 - $4

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BART, bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to San Bruno BART Station Red / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame Ecr

$5 - $7

Line 398 bus, bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 398 bus from Mission St & 9th St to San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway 398
  2. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame Ecr

$4 - $6

Line 14 bus, bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Otis St & 12th St to Mission St & San Jose Ave 14
  2. Take the bus from Mission St & John Daly Blvd to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame Ecr

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Burlingame 15.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Burlingame 15.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Burlingame 15.5 miles

$26 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Burlingame is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Burlingame is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from 11th St & Market St. and arriving at El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Burlingame Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Burlingame is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Burlingame without a car is to Caltrain which takes 29 min and costs $5 - $7.

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The Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Burlingame Caltrain takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Francisco to Burlingame bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Mission St & 9th St station.

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San Francisco to Burlingame train services, operated by Caltrain, depart from San Francisco Caltrain station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Burlingame is to Caltrain which takes 29 min and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 398 bus and bus, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Burlingame.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Burlingame hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Burlingame via San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway and San Bruno BART-Bay 9 in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Burlingame Caltrain
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center/UN Plaza BART Station to San Bruno BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & John Daly Blvd to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Night bus from 11th St & Market St. to El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Otis St & 12th St to Mission St & San Jose Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Burlingame
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $70
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from San Francisco to Burlingame
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com

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San Francisco to Burlingame bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & Broadway-Burlingame station.

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San Francisco to Burlingame train services, operated by Caltrain, arrive at Burlingame Caltrain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Burlingame is 16 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from San Francisco to Burlingame.

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There are 572+ hotels available in Burlingame. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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