Route 256

Rear-Door Boarding & Suspension of Fare Collection: Beginning Wednesday, March 25, SamTrans will begin rear-door boarding on buses with multiple doors in its fixed route service until further notice. ADA passengers and riders needing assistance will still be able to board through the front doors.

Fares will not be collected until further notice. See Press Release.

Effective April 26, 2020

Route 256-MAP


Public Timetable Notes: AM - light type. PM - bold type.
Not all stops are shown. Please call 1-800-660-4287 for other bus stops.


Download the Route 251/256 PDF

EASTBOUND - Weekdays to Foster City
Hillsdale/Edison El Camino/31st Hillsdale/Norfolk Bridgepointe
Shoppping Center
Hillsdale/Foster City
A B C D E
6:30 6:32 6:37 6:47 6:51
7:30 7:32 7:37 7:47 7:51
9:30 9:32 9:37 9:46 9:51
11:30 11:32 11:38 11:47 11:52
1:30 1:32 1:38 1:48 1:53
3:30 3:32 3:39 3:48 3:53
5:30 5:32 5:39 5:48 5:53
7:30 7:33 7:39 7:47 7:51
WESTBOUND - Weekdays to Hillsdale Mall
Hillsdale/
Foster City
Beach Park/
Foster City
Hillsdale/
Norfolk
Hillsdale/
Edison
E F C A
6:51 7:01 7:15 7:19
7:51 8:01 8:15 8:19
9:51 10:00 10:17 10:21
11:52 12:01 12:17 12:22
1:53 2:02 2:19 2:26
3:53 4:02 4:20 4:28
5:53 6:01 6:16 6:21
7:51 7:58 8:13 8:18
EASTBOUND - Saturdays to Foster City
Hillsdale/Edison El Camino/31st Hillsdale/Norfolk Bridgepointe
Shopping Center
Hillsdale/Foster City
A B C D E
7:30 7:32 7:37 7:47 7:51
9:30 9:32 9:37 9:46 9:51
11:30 11:32 11:38 11:47 11:52
1:30 1:32 1:38 1:48 1:53
3:30 3:32 3:39 3:48 3:53
5:30 5:32 5:39 5:48 5:53
7:30 7:33 7:39 7:47 7:51
WESTBOUND - Saturdays to Hillsdale Mall
Hillsdale/Foster City Beach Park/Foster City Hillsdale/Norfolk Hillsdale/Edison
E F C A
7:51 8:01 8:15 8:19
9:51 10:00 10:17 10:21
11:52 12:01 12:17 12:22
1:53 2:02 2:19 2:26
3:53 4:02 4:20 4:28
5:53 6:01 6:16 6:21
7:51 7:58 8:13 8:18

Public Timetable Notes: AM - light type. PM - bold type.
Not all stops are shown. Please call 1-800-660-4287 for other bus stops.


Download the Route 251/256 PDF