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There are 7 ways to get from Union Square to Castro Station by tram, night 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.

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Tram  •  26 min

  1. Take the tram from Market St & Stockton St to 17th St & Castro St E / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Tram via Market St & 5th St  •  28 min

  1. Take the tram from Market St & 5th St to 17th St & Castro St F / ...

$3

Night bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Market St & 2nd St to Market St & 17th St L-Owl

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Square to Castro Station 2.6 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Square to Castro Station 2.6 miles

$6 - $9

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Union Square to Castro Station 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  29 min

  1. Cycle from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Th St At Noe St 2.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Union Square to Castro Station is to tram which costs $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Square to Castro Station is to taxi which costs $18 - $22 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Market St & 2nd St and arriving at Market St & 17th St. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Union Square and Castro Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Union Square to Castro Station without a car is to tram which takes 26 min and costs $3.

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The tram from Market St & Stockton St to 17th St & Castro St takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Union Square to Castro Station bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, depart from Market St & 2nd St station.

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Union Square to Castro Station bus services, operated by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, arrive at Market St & 17th St station.

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There are 609+ hotels available in Castro Station. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Square to Castro Station.
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates a vehicle from Union Square to Castro Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & Stockton St to 17th St & Castro St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Tram from Market St & 5th St to 17th St & Castro St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Bus operators
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Website
sfmta.com
Night bus from Market St & 2nd St to Market St & 17th St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sfmta.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Square to Castro Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$6 - $9
UberX
$6 - $9
WAV
$6 - $9
UberXL
$8 - $10
Select
$10 - $14
Black
$13 - $15
Black SUV
$22
Ford GoBike
Phone
+1 855-480-2453
Website
fordgobike.com
Bike from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Th St At Noe St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
fordgobike.com
Taxi from Union Square to Castro Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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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