There are 6 ways to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Caltrain, BART, line 57 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from South San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Take the BART from Millbrae BART Station to Daly City BART Station
  3. Take the line 57 bus from Daly City Bart Station to Skyline Blvd & Lake Merced Blvd 57

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 292 bus, line 23 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 292 bus from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave to Bayshore Blvd & Industrial St 292
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave to Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave 23

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 130 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Linden Ave & Miller Ave to Daly City BART-Bay 4 130

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo 10.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo 10.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo 10.3 miles

$18 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo. However, there are services departing from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave and arriving at Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave via Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) and San Francisco Zoo is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo without a car is to Caltrain and BART and line 57 bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $11 - $16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo, including transfers.

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South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave station.

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South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo.

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Map of how to get from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between South San Francisco Station (Caltrain), CA, USA and San Francisco Zoo, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo via Airport Blvd & Baden Ave, Bayshore Blvd & Industrial St, Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave, and Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from South San Francisco Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
caltrain.com
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Millbrae BART Station to Daly City BART Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Daly City Bart Station to Skyline Blvd & Lake Merced Blvd
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Bay Shore Blvd & Cortland Ave to Sloat Blvd & 45th Ave
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Airport Blvd & Baden Ave to Bayshore Blvd & Industrial St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Linden Ave & Miller Ave to Daly City BART-Bay 4
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$18 - $24
UberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$25 - $35
Select
$35 - $45
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Taxi from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain) to San Francisco Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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