There are 6 ways to get from Union Square to University of California by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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BART  •  41 min

  1. Take the BART from Montgomery St. BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Shattuck Av:University Av 800 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Square to University of California 13.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Union Square to University of California 13.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Square to University of California 13.4 miles

$23 - $30

Bikeshare  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Cycle from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Hearst Ave At Euclid Ave 15.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Union Square to University of California is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Square to University of California is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salesforce Transit Center and arriving at Shattuck Av:University Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Union Square and University of California is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Square to University of California without a car is to BART which takes 41 min and costs $3 - $4.

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The BART from Montgomery St. BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Union Square to University of California bus services, operated by AC Transit, depart from Salesforce Transit Center station.

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Union Square to University of California bus services, operated by AC Transit, arrive at Shattuck Av:University Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Square to University of California is 13 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Union Square to University of California.

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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

AC Transit operates a bus from Union Square to University of California every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Montgomery St. BART Station to Downtown Berkeley BART Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Salesforce Transit Center to Shattuck Av:University Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Square to University of California
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $75
Black SUV
$65 - $90
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from Union Square (Powell St At Post St) to Hearst Ave At Euclid Ave
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Union Square to University of California
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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