There are 7 ways to get from Union Square to Alamo Square by bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Line 38 bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Geary Blvd & Powell St to Geary Blvd & Webster St 38

$3

6 alternative options

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & Powell St to Mcallister St & Fillmore St 5R / ...

$3

Line 5 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Market St & Grant Ave to Mcallister St & Pierce St 5

$3

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Square to Alamo Square 2.1 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Square to Alamo Square 2.1 miles

$6 - $7

Walk  •  36 min

  1. Walk from Union Square to Alamo Square 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. Cycle from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Scott St At Golden Gate Ave 2.2 miles

What companies run services between Union Square, CA, USA and Alamo Square, CA, USA?

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a bus from Union Square to Alamo Square every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Geary Blvd & Powell St to Geary Blvd & Webster St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Market St & Powell St to Mcallister St & Fillmore St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Market St & Grant Ave to Mcallister St & Pierce St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Square to Alamo Square
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $80
ASSIST
$6 - $7
uberX
$6 - $7
WAV
$6 - $7
uberXL
$7 - $10
SELECT
$10 - $14
BLACK
$13
SUV
$22
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Scott St At Golden Gate Ave
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Union Square to Alamo Square
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Union Square to Alamo Square?

The distance between Union Square and Alamo Square is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Union Square to Alamo Square?

The cheapest way to get from Union Square to Alamo Square is to line 38 bus which costs $3 and takes 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Union Square to Alamo Square?

The quickest way to get from Union Square to Alamo Square is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $15 - $18.

Is there a direct bus between Union Square and Alamo Square?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geary Blvd & Powell St and arriving at Geary Blvd & Webster St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Union Square to Alamo Square?

The line 38 bus from Geary Blvd & Powell St to Geary Blvd & Webster St takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.