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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Caltrain  •  56 min

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

$7 - $9

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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave 398
  2. Take the bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave 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

$45 - $60

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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 costs $170 - $210 and takes 34 min.

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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 every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Menlo Park is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park without a car is to Caltrain which takes 56 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Menlo Park Caltrain takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park is to Caltrain which takes 56 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $7 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Menlo Park.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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 $7 - $9 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Menlo Park via El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave to El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
$45 - $60
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$150 - $190
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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San Francisco to Menlo Park bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & Oak Grove Ave-Menlo Park Caltrain station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Menlo Park is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from San Francisco to Menlo Park.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Menlo Park. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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