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

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Caltrain  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain Local / ...

$15 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, line 26 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to San Jose FlixBus
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Eastridge Transit Center to Campbell & Saratoga 26

$8 - $20

4 alternative options

Caltrain, line 53 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Frances & Olson to Saratoga & Herriman 53

$11 - $15

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

$70 - $95

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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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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Saratoga. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at West Valley Transit Center via Eastridge Transit Center and Saratoga & Prospect. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 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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The best way to get from San Francisco to Saratoga without a car is to Caltrain which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $14 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from San Francisco to Saratoga, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Saratoga bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Saratoga is to Caltrain which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $14 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus and line 26 bus, which costs $8 - $21 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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San Francisco to Saratoga bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, arrive at Campbell & Saratoga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Saratoga is 48 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from San Francisco to Saratoga.

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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 29 min

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

Caltrain operates a train from San Francisco to Saratoga hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Saratoga via San Jose, Eastridge Transit Center, Campbell & Saratoga, and Saratoga & Prospect in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Sunnyvale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from Eastridge Transit Center to Campbell & Saratoga
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
Bus from Frances & Olson to Saratoga & Herriman
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
vta.org
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
$70 - $95
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uber.com
UberPool
$60 - $80
Assist
$70 - $95
UberX
$70 - $95
WAV
$70 - $95
UberXL
$110 - $140
Select
$150 - $200
Black
$210 - $260
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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