There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Milpitas by subway, bus, taxi or car
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BART • 1h 6m
$7 - $10
3 alternative options
Bus, line 66 bus • 2h 14m
Taxi • 48 min
$250 - $310
Drive • 48 min
$4 - $7
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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.
The fastest way to get from San Francisco to Milpitas is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $250 - $310 and takes 48 min.
No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Milpitas. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Main & Serra via San Jose Diridon Station and 1st & Santa Clara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arriving at Milpitas. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 6m.
The distance between San Francisco and Milpitas is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.9 miles.
The best way to get from San Francisco to Milpitas without a car is to BART which takes 1h 6m and costs $7 - $10.
The BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas takes 1h 6m including transfers and departs hourly.
San Francisco to Milpitas bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Francisco station.
San Francisco to Milpitas train services, operated by BART, depart from Civic Center / UN Plaza station.
San Francisco to Milpitas bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Main & Serra station.
What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Milpitas, CA, USA?
BART operates a vehicle from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Milpitas via San Jose, San Jose Diridon Station, 2nd & Santa Clara, and 1st & Santa Clara in around 2h 14m.
Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.
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San Francisco to Milpitas train services, operated by BART, arrive at Milpitas station.
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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