There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Walnut Creek by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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BART  •  38 min

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Walnut Creek Yl-N

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Francisco to Walnut Creek 24.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Walnut Creek 24.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Francisco to Walnut Creek 24.6 miles

$43 - $49

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Walnut Creek is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Walnut Creek is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arriving at Walnut Creek. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Walnut Creek is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Walnut Creek without a car is to BART which takes 38 min and costs $4 - $5.

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The BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Walnut Creek takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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San Francisco to Walnut Creek train services, operated by BART, depart from Civic Center / UN Plaza station.

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San Francisco to Walnut Creek train services, operated by BART, arrive at Walnut Creek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Walnut Creek is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from San Francisco to Walnut Creek.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Walnut Creek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Walnut Creek.
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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

BART operates a vehicle from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Walnut Creek hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from San Francisco to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$43 - $49
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $50
Assist
$43 - $49
UberX
$43 - $49
WAV
$43 - $49
Comfort
$60 - $70
UberXL
$65 - $75
Select
$95 - $110
Black
$120 - $150
Black SUV
$150 - $170
Taxi from San Francisco to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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