How to get from Union Square to Redwood City

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Recommended option

Caltrain  •  58 min

  1. Bullet / ...

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Kx

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 292 bus, line 398 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 292 / ...
  2. 398

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. 27.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  29 min

  1. 27.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. 27.2 miles

$40 - $55

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

Caltrain operates a train from Union Square to Redwood City hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, SamTrans operates a bus from Union Square to Redwood City 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to El Camino Real & Hopkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 5th St to SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level to Redwood City Caltrain-Lane B
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Square to Redwood City
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$65 - $90
ASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
uberXL
$60 - $80
SELECT
$90 - $120
BLACK
$120 - $150
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Union Square to Redwood City
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 Redwood City is 37 km. The road distance is 44 km.

The cheapest way to get from Union Square to Redwood City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Union Square to Redwood City is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs $150 - $190.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Francisco Caltrain and arriving at Redwood City Caltrain. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mission St & 5th St and arriving at El Camino Real & Hopkins Ave. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

The Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Redwood City Caltrain takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.