There are 8 ways to get from Union Square to California Academy of Sciences by tram, 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

Tram  •  31 min

  1. N

$3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  35 min

  1. 5 / ...

$3

Bus via Market St & Powell St  •  34 min

  1. 5 / ...

$3

Tram, line 44 bus  •  39 min

  1. K/T / ...
  2. 44

$9

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$28 - $35

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$8 - $12

Walk  •  1 h 17 min

  1. 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  51 min

  1. 3 miles

What companies run services between Union Square, CA, USA and California Academy of Sciences, CA, USA?

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a bus from Union Square to California Academy of Sciences every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Metro Powell Station/Outbound to Irving St & 9Th Ave
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from Metro Powell Station/Outbound to Forest Hill Station Outbound
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Bus from Market St & Grant Ave to Fulton St & 8Th Ave
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Market St & Powell St to Fulton St & 8Th Ave
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus from Laguna Honda Blvd/Opp Forest Hill to Concourse Dr At Acad Of Sciences
Ave. Duration
11 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 California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $75
ASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
WAV
$8 - $12
uberXL
$13 - $18
SELECT
$19 - $25
BLACK
$20 - $25
SUV
$24 - $35
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Central Ave At Fell St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Union Square to California Academy of Sciences
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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

The distance between Union Square and California Academy of Sciences is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Union Square to California Academy of Sciences is to tram which costs $3 and takes 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Union Square to California Academy of Sciences is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $28 - $35.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Market St & Grant Ave and arriving at Fulton St & 8Th Ave. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

The tram from Metro Powell Station/Outbound to Irving St & 9Th Ave takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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