There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Cupertino by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Caltrain, line 55 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Limited / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Frances & Olson to Remington & El Camino 55

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, Caltrain  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd 292 / ...
  2. Take the Caltrain from Hillsdale Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, line 323 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853
  2. Take the line 323 bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stelling & Stevens Creek 323

$13 - $28

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Cupertino 43.4 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs $240 - $290.

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The distance between San Francisco and Cupertino is 61 km. The road distance is 69 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from San Francisco to Cupertino, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Stelling & Stevens Creek via San Jose Caltrain Station and 2Nd & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Cupertino via San Jose, Ca, San Jose Caltrain Station, and 2Nd & Santa Clara in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from Hillsdale Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Remington & El Camino
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from 2Nd & Santa Clara to Stelling & Stevens Creek
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vta.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$65 - $90
uberX
$65 - $90
WAV
$65 - $90
uberXL
$100 - $130
SELECT
$140 - $180
BLACK
$190 - $240
SUV
$210 - $270
Taxi from San Francisco to Cupertino
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
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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