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

BART  •  41 min

  1. Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. F / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. 13.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  22 min

  1. 13.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  22 min

  1. 13.4 miles

$22 - $29

Bikeshare  •  2 h 50 min

  1. 15.1 miles

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. to Downtown Berkeley
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 Transbay Temp Terminal 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
$22 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$60 - $80
ASSIST
$22 - $29
uberX
$22 - $29
WAV
$22 - $29
uberXL
$30 - $45
SELECT
$45 - $60
BLACK
$60 - $75
SUV
$65 - $85
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
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 University of California is 16 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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

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

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

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