San Mateo Station
City: San Mateo | 1st Ave west of S Railroad Ave
Points of interest
Caltrain ticket machines and Clipper card readers are located on the train platforms. 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. Use the pedestrian tunnel (elevator access available) or walk across the tracks at the south end of the station to get from one platform to another.
Parking for train riders is available at the Transit Center on the west side of tracks (surface and underground), accessed from 1st Ave or North B St, and at a surface lot by 2nd Ave on the east side of tracks.
|Transit Center lot
|2nd Ave lot
|8am - 6pm
|$0.25 per hour/$2.50 all day
Caltrain monthly parking permit is accepted at both lots.
To pay for parking at the transit center, remember the stall number and go to a gray pay station located in the parking area. The pay station accepts coins and $1 bills.
For the 2nd Ave lot, pay the daily parking fee by remembering the stall number and pay at the Caltrain ticket machines located on the station platforms.
BikeLink lockers are available at this station. All are located on the west side of tracks.