City: San Mateo | El Camino Real & Hillsdale Blvd
Points of interest
Caltrain ticket machines and Clipper card readers are located on the train platforms. All riders must have a valid ticket or tagged Clipper Card before boarding Caltrain and train crews may inspect for fares onboard. Riders using Clipper should "tag off" after exiting the train.
This station features side platforms. Walk across the tracks at either end of the station to get from one platform to another.
SamTrans and AC Transit bus stops are located at various locations near the Hillsdale/El Camino intersection (some are a block west on Hillsdale Blvd by the shopping center). Line 398 does not stop by the station in the northbound direction. Nearest northbound stop for 398 is located on El Camino by 37th Avenue.
Campus Drive Shuttle stops on El Camino in front of the train station. Red line shuttle stops on Hillsdale by the Shopping Center. All others stop at the Pacific Blvd. parking lot.
This station has four separate parking areas:
- Southeast corner of El Camino and Hillsdale, accessible from El Camino (northbound direction)
- Northeast corner of El Camino and Hillsdale (station building), accessible from El Camino (northbound direction)
- Behind Ana Furniture by the train tracks. Commuter parking only at spots with stall number. The lot is accessible from El Camino & 31st Ave.
- Bay Meadows on the east side of the train tracks, accessible from Pacific Blvd north of Hillsdale.
Disabled parking is available on all lots except the first lot listed above.
To pay the daily parking fee, remember the stall number and pay at the Caltrain ticket machines located on the station platforms.
Bike racks and lockers are available at this station. Call City of San Mateo at 650-522-7336 to sign up for lockers.
Bay Bikes bike sharing hub is also available at the station.