Millbrae Station

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Millbrae Station

Millbrae Station is the only direct connection between BART and Caltrain systems.

Points of interest

Faregates on platform
BART schedule

Bay Area Hub Trip Planner
Line timetable

Ticket machines are available at the elevated station concourse and at the northbound Caltrain platform. First time riders can purchase a reusable Clipper card from a vending machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the faregates with a valid Clipper card, or mobile device with (Clipper enabled) Apple Pay/Google Wallet. Keep the device or card for the ride and use it to pass through the faregates again when exiting the station.

Riders using Clipper transferring from Caltrain need to "tag off" at a Caltrain Clipper reader on the platform before entering BART.

During daytime, Richmond - Millbrae line provides service to San Francisco and East Bay (Richmond direction), as well as SFO. line trains provides service at night to SF and East Bay, with stop at SFO.

All BART trains board on Platform #3 (the one just across from Caltrain). Check the destination for the BART train on the platform before boarding.

Platform 3: to Richmond (daytime)
to Antioch (night)
Real time departures:
Next Station: Next Station: SF Airport
Caltrain schedule

Bay Area Hub Trip Planner

This station is served by Caltrain local/limited stop and Baby Bullet trains.

Caltrain ticket machines and Clipper card readers are located in the elevated concourse and on the Caltrain platforms. Riders can purchase new Clipper cards and add values/passes to the card from selected Caltrain ticket machines (as well as BART ticket machines) at this station.

All riders must have a valid paper/mobile ticket, or tagged Clipper card/mobile device before boarding Caltrain. Train crews may inspect for fares onboard. Riders using Clipper should "tag off" after exiting the train.

This station features side platforms for Caltrain. The northbound (SF) platform is adjacent to the BART platform and southbound (SJ) platform is across the tracks to the west. Use the elevated concourse to get from BART and the bus area to the SJ platform.

Southbound to San Jose/Gilroy Northbound to San Francisco
Real time departures:
Next Station: Burlingame (weekday), Broadway (weekend) Next Station: San Bruno

Caltrain service advisoryData provided by

This station has bus stops on both sides of the tracks. Most buses serve the bus stop on the west side. Some shuttles serve stops on the east side. East side of the station is currently under construction for housing development and remaining bus stops may be relocated as construction progresses.

BART Early Bird Express
Millbrae - SFO - SF (operated by SamTrans)
Millbrae Station - College of San Mateo
Millbrae Stn - Burlingame hotel row
Millbrae Stn - Anza Lagoon/Burlingame Point
Millbrae Stn - North Burlingame
Millbrae Stn - North Foster City
Palo Alto Station - Daly City Station, (Owl) SFO - Daly City
Hillsdale Shopping Center - San Francisco
All-Nighter: Palo Alto Station - San Francisco (Salesforce Transit Center)
Sierra Point Owners Association
Millbrae Stn - Sierra Pt

Parking diagram at the east side of Millbrae Station

Due to multiple ownership of the spaces at Millbrae, there are different fees and policies between the parking on the east and the west side of the station. BART and Caltrain passengers can park on either side of the station.

Unreserved spaces (East side) Reserved spaces Carpool/Midday Caltrain (West side)
Weekdays before 10am $3 daily fee reserved permit required BART carpool permit + daily fee $5.50 daily fee
Weekdays 10am - 3pm $3 daily fee
Weekdays after 3pm free
Weekends all day

Reserved spaces require:

Caltrain monthly parking permits are accepted on the west parking lot only.

For parking spaces on the east side, remember the space number and pay the fee at an add fare machine. Caltrain riders can pay at a special parking machine located in the concourse.

For the west parking lot, remember the space number and pay the fee at a Caltrain ticket machine.