There are 6 ways to get from Santana Row to San Francisco by train, bus, subway, 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

Caltrain  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Local / ...

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 181 bus, BART  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Fremont Bart Station 181
  2. Take the BART from Fremont to Civic Center/UN Plaza Warm Springs/South Fremont - Daly City

$9 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 23 bus, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Valley Fair Transit Center to Santa Clara & 1St 23
  2. Take the bus from 1St & Santa Clara to San Jose Caltrain Station 68 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca

$14 - $30

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santana Row to San Francisco 48.4 miles

$270 - $320

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Santana Row to San Francisco 48.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santana Row to San Francisco 48.4 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Santana Row and San Francisco is 65 km. The road distance is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santana Row to San Francisco is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Santana Row to San Francisco is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs $270 - $320.

No, there is no direct bus from Santana Row to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Valley Fair Transit Center and arriving at San Francisco, Ca via 1St & Santa Clara and San Jose, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Santana Row to San Francisco, including transfers.

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

Caltrain operates a train from Santana Row to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santana Row to San Francisco via Valley Fair Transit Center, Santa Clara & 1St, 1St & Santa Clara, San Jose Caltrain Station, and San Jose, Ca in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Fremont to Civic Center/UN Plaza
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Santa Clara VTA
Website
vta.org
Bus from Valley Fair Transit Center to Santa Clara & 1St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from 1St & Santa Clara to San Jose Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Bus from 1St & Santa Clara to Fremont Bart Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
vta.org
Santa Cruz Metro
Website
scmtd.com
Bus from First & Santa Clara to Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
scmtd.com
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from E San Fernando / 1st Street to Cahill / Diridon Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mst.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santana Row to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$75 - $100
ASSIST
$75 - $95
uberX
$75 - $95
WAV
$75 - $95
uberXL
$110 - $140
SELECT
$150 - $200
BLACK
$210 - $270
SUV
$240 - $300
Taxi from Santana Row to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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