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There are 4 ways to get from Union Square to Redwood Shores by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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BART, Caltrain

  1. Take the BART from Powell Street to Millbrae
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to San Carlos Caltrain

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Mission St & 3rd St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Union Square to Redwood Shores

Drive

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

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The fastest way to get from Union Square to Redwood Shores is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $140 - $170 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Square to Redwood Shores. However, there are services departing from Mission St & 3rd St and arriving at Bridge Pkwy & Bowsprit Dr via San Carlos Caltrain Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Union Square and Redwood Shores is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Square to Redwood Shores without a car is to BART and Caltrain which takes 2h 5m and costs $12 - $22.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Union Square to Redwood Shores, including transfers.

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Union Square to Redwood Shores bus services, operated by SamTrans, depart from Mission St & 3rd St station.

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Union Square to Redwood Shores bus services, operated by SamTrans, arrive at El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Square to Redwood Shores is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Union Square to Redwood Shores.

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Map of how to get from Union Square to Redwood Shores.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Union Square, San Francisco County, CA, USA and Redwood Shores, CA, USA?

SamTrans operates a bus from Mission St & 3rd St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 26m.

Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Powell Street to Millbrae
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Caltrain
Phone
+1 800-660-4287
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to San Carlos Caltrain
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
caltrain.com
One-way Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder
$2 - $3
One-way Adult
$4 - $6
Bus operators
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from Mission St & 3rd St to El Camino Real & San Carlos Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Taxi from Union Square to Redwood Shores
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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