There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park by train, bus, night 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.

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Caltrain  •  42 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain Bullet / ...

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from 11th St & Market St. to Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove Ave 397

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus via San Bruno  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain Ecr

$5 - $8

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd 292 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain Ecr

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Menlo Park 30.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Menlo Park 30.9 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Menlo Park 30.9 miles

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park is to night bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $170 - $210.

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The distance between San Francisco and Menlo Park is 41 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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The Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from 11th St & Market St. and arriving at Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove Ave. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Menlo Park Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Menlo Park hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from San Francisco to Menlo Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
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
Bus from El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Night bus from 11th St & Market St. to Middlefield Rd & Oak Grove Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Menlo Park
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
ASSIST
$50 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
WAV
$50 - $65
uberXL
$70 - $90
SELECT
$100 - $130
BLACK
$130 - $180
SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from San Francisco to Menlo Park
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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