There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Milpitas by subway, 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

BART  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Warm Springs / South Fremont Gn-N

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

BART, line 217 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Fremont Gn-N
  2. Take the line 217 bus from Fremont BART Station to S Milpitas Blvd & Los Coches St 217

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca 6853 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Tasman & Alder Express 181

$14 - $23

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Milpitas 45.9 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Milpitas 45.9 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Milpitas 45.9 miles

$70 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Milpitas is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Milpitas is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Milpitas. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Tasman & Alder via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Milpitas is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.9 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Milpitas without a car is to BART which takes 1h 32m and costs $7 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from San Francisco to Milpitas, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Milpitas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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San Francisco to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Tasman & Alder station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Milpitas is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from San Francisco to Milpitas.

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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

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

BART operates a vehicle from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Warm Springs / South Fremont hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Milpitas via San Jose, Ca and San Jose Diridon Station in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Warm Springs / South Fremont
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Fremont
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
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
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Tasman & Alder
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Fremont BART Station to S Milpitas Blvd & Los Coches St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
AC Transit
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from San Francisco to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $80
Assist
$70 - $80
UberX
$70 - $80
WAV
$70 - $80
Comfort
$95 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $130
Select
$150 - $170
Black
$200 - $230
Black SUV
$230 - $270
Taxi from San Francisco to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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