There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Saratoga by bus, tram, train, 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

Bus, line 902 tram, line 37 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Diridon Station to Winchester Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the line 37 bus from Winchester Transit Center to West Valley Transit Center 37

$16 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 53 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd 292 / ...
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Frances & Olson to Saratoga & Saratoga-Los Gatos 53

$9 - $12

5 alternative options

Caltrain, line 902 tram, line 37 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the line 902 tram from Diridon Station to Winchester Station 902 / ...
  3. Take the line 37 bus from Winchester Transit Center to West Valley Transit Center 37

$13 - $15

Caltrain, line 53 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Limited / ...
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Frances & Olson to Saratoga & Saratoga-Los Gatos 53

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Saratoga 47.7 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Saratoga 47.7 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Saratoga 47.7 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Saratoga is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Saratoga is to taxi which costs $260 - $320 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Saratoga is 42 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from San Francisco to Saratoga, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Saratoga.
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  • Distance: 41.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Saratoga via El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, Hillsdale Caltrain, Sunnyvale Caltrain, and Frances & Olson in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Tram from Diridon Station to Winchester Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Winchester Transit Center to West Valley Transit Center
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Saratoga & Saratoga-Los Gatos
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 9th St to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Francisco to Saratoga
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $95
UberX
$75 - $95
WAV
$75 - $95
UberXL
$110 - $140
Select
$150 - $200
Black
$210 - $270
Black SUV
$230 - $290
Taxi from San Francisco to Saratoga
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
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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