South San Francisco Station (Caltrain)

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Not accessible No Public restroom   City: South San Francisco |  Dubuque Ave (north of Grand Ave)

Directions to and from South San Francisco Station (Caltrain)  |  Nearby


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South San Francisco Station is located under the Grand Avenue overpass so the entrances are not obvious:

  • North corner of Grand Ave & Dubuque Ave (pedestrian entrance via stairs)
  • Dubuque Ave north of Grand Ave near West Marine (vehicular entrance)

This station is not wheelchair accessible.


Caltrain schedule

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

It features a side platform and a narrow center platform. Passengers should always wait on the side platform and proceed to the center platform when a northbound train stops. Caltrain ticket machines and Clipper card readers are located on the side 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.

Southbound to San Jose/Gilroy Northbound to San Francisco
Real time departures:
Next Station: San Bruno Next Station: Bayshore

Caltrain service advisoryData provided by

Bus - SamTrans

All buses are within a short walking distance from the station.

37 School days only: Alta Loma School - Hillside/Grove

130 Daly City BART - Airport/Linden

141 Airport/Linden - San Bruno Senior Center

292 Hillsdale Station - San Francisco (Transbay Terminal)

397 All-Nighter: Palo Alto Station - San Francisco (Transbay Terminal)

Lines 292 and 397 stop on Airport Blvd. All other lines stop on Grand Avenue by Linden, which is two blocks east from Airport Blvd.


Board shuttles to local employers at station parking area:

Genesis One Tower Place Shuttle SSF Caltrain, BART - Genesis One Tower Place

Oyster Point Caltrain Shuttle Caltrain - Oyster Pt, shuttle pass required

Utah-Grand Caltrain Shuttle Caltrain - SSF Utah Grand, shuttle pass required


Parking requires a $5.50 daily fee or a Caltrain monthly parking permit. To pay the daily parking fee, remember the stall number and pay at the Caltrain ticket machines located on the station platform.


Bike racks and lockers are available at the station. Call Caltrain at 650-508-6350 to sign up for lockers.

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