There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Cupertino by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Caltrain • 1 h 55 min
$11 - $15
Bus, line 26 bus • 2 h 33 min
$6 - $15
3 alternative options
Taxi • 45 min
$240 - $290
Drive • 45 min
$4 - $7
Uber • 45 min
$65 - $85
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 45 min.
The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to taxi which costs $240 - $290 and takes 45 min.
No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Cupertino. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Miller & Richwood via Eastridge Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.
The distance between San Francisco and Cupertino is 38 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.
The best way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino without a car is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $10 - $16.
It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from San Francisco to Cupertino, including transfers.
San Francisco to Cupertino bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.
The best way to get from San Francisco to Cupertino is to Caltrain which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $10 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus and line 26 bus, which costs $6 - $16 and takes 2 h 33 min.
San Francisco to Cupertino bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Miller & Richwood station.
Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Cupertino is 43 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from San Francisco to Cupertino.
What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Cupertino, CA, USA?
Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Cupertino hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Cupertino via San Jose and Eastridge Transit Center in around 2 h 33 min.
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 18 min
- Estimated price
- $8 - $11
- Schedules at
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