There are 5 ways to get from Sunnyvale to Foster City by train, bus, 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.

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Caltrain, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Hillsdale Caltrain Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr to E Hillsdale Blvd & Shell Blvd 251 / ...

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 522 bus, bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 522 bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd Ecr
  3. Take the bus from Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr to E Hillsdale Blvd & Shell Blvd 251 / ...

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sunnyvale to Foster City 21.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Sunnyvale to Foster City 21.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sunnyvale to Foster City 21.6 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sunnyvale to Foster City. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Pastoria and arriving at E Hillsdale Blvd & Shell Blvd via Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 and Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sunnyvale and Foster City is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunnyvale to Foster City without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Sunnyvale to Foster City, including transfers.

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Sunnyvale to Foster City bus services, operated by Santa Clara VTA, depart from El Camino & Pastoria station.

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Sunnyvale to Foster City bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at E Hillsdale Blvd & Shell Blvd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunnyvale to Foster City is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Sunnyvale to Foster City.

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There are 327+ hotels available in Foster City. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sunnyvale to Foster City.
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  • Distance: 18.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Foster City, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Sunnyvale to Foster City via Palo Alto Caltrain Station, Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9, El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd, and Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Sunnyvale Caltrain to Hillsdale Caltrain
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Hillsdale Blvd & Edison St-Hillsdale Shopping Ctr to E Hillsdale Blvd & Shell Blvd
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Palo Alto Transit Ctr-Bay 9 to El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from W Hillsdale Blvd:Edison St to E Hillsdale Blvd:Center Park Ln
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Santa Clara VTA
Phone
+1 408-321-2300
Website
vta.org
Bus from El Camino & Pastoria to Palo Alto Caltrain Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
vta.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sunnyvale to Foster City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$100 - $140
Taxi from Sunnyvale to Foster City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Lucky 7 Cab
Phone
+1 408-347-0777
Website
lucky7cab.com

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