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There are 5 ways to get from San Mateo to Skyline College by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Caltrain, BART, line 122 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Mateo Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae to South San Francisco
  3. Take the line 122 bus from South SF BART-Bay 5 Westside Busway to Gellert Blvd & Westborough Blvd 122

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 140 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the bus from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave to San Bruno BART-Bay 5 Ecr
  2. Take the line 140 bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway to Skyline College Transit Ctr 140

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 140 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 140 bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway to Skyline College Transit Ctr 140

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Mateo to Skyline College 12.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from San Mateo to Skyline College 12.5 miles

$1 - $2

San Mateo to Skyline College by train, subway, bus and walk

The journey time between San Mateo and Skyline College is around 1h 21m and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by Caltrain, BART and SamTrans, the San Mateo to Skyline College service departs from San Mateo Caltrain and arrives in Skyline College. Typically 104 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 21m
Fastest journey time:
1h 3m
Journey distance:
13 miles
Services per week:
104
Cheapest price:
$13
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Mateo to Skyline College train, subway, bus and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
San Mateo → Skyline College
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skyline College is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skyline College is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Skyline College is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Mateo to Skyline College is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from San Mateo to Skyline College is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $70 - $90 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Mateo to Skyline College. However, there are services departing from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave and arriving at Skyline College Transit Ctr via San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between San Mateo and Skyline College is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Mateo to Skyline College without a car is to Caltrain and BART and line 122 bus which takes 1h 38m and costs $12 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from San Mateo to Skyline College, including transfers.

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San Mateo to Skyline College bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave station.

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San Mateo to Skyline College bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at Skyline College Transit Ctr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Mateo to Skyline College is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from San Mateo to Skyline College.

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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between San Mateo, CA, USA and Skyline College, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway to Skyline College Transit Ctr hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Mateo Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae to South San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from South SF BART-Bay 5 Westside Busway to Gellert Blvd & Westborough Blvd
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from San Bruno BART-Bay 7 Outer Busway to Skyline College Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from El Camino Real & E 5th Ave to San Bruno BART-Bay 5
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Mateo to Skyline College
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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