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South San Francisco Station (Caltrain)

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



A pedestrian tunnel connects the South San Francisco station platform with downtown to the west (Airport Blvd at Grand Ave) and Poletti Way to the east. Parking lot entrance is on Dubuque Ave north of East Grand Ave.

Points of interest


Caltrain schedule

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

It features a center platform. Caltrain ticket machines and Clipper card readers are located on the platform. 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.

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

Caltrain service advisoryData provided by 511.org


SamTrans lines 292 and 397 stop on Airport Blvd. All other SamTrans lines stop on Grand Avenue by Linden, which is two blocks east from Airport Blvd. Shuttles to local employers serve stops on Poletti Way:

City of South San Francisco


SSF Caltrain, BART - Genesis One Tower Place
Caltrain - Oyster Pt, shuttle pass required
Caltrain - SSF Utah Grand, shuttle pass required


School days only: Alta Loma School - Hillside/Grove
Daly City BART - Airport/Linden, Oyster Point
Airport/Linden - Skyline College
Hillsdale Shopping Center - San Francisco
All-Nighter: Palo Alto Station - San Francisco (Salesforce Transit Center)


Parking lot entrance is on Dubuque Ave north of East Grand Ave. 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.