Route FCX

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. ADA passengers and riders needing assistance will still be able to board through the front doors.

Fare payment will not be collected until further notice. See Press Release.

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The Foster City Commuter Express (Route FCX) offers weekday morning and evening express service between Foster City and downtown San Francisco. Catch Route FCX in both directions during the morning and evening commute periods. 

FCX Schedule

Commuter Express service to jobs in San Francisco


Foster City and northern San Mateo residents working in San Francisco can catch Route FCX at limited stops throughout Foster City and at 3rd Ave & Norfolk St in San Mateo before running express on US-101 to San Francisco. Once in San Francisco, Route FCX stops along Mission Street near Civic Center, Salesforce Transit Center, Financial District, and the San Francisco Ferry Building. Route FCX San Francisco runs about every 30 minutes on weekdays 6-8 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. Use buttons below to access full schedule.

Mornings to San Francisco

Evenings to Foster City

Commuter Express service to jobs in Foster City


NOTICE: Effective April 26, 2020, Commuter Express service to jobs in Foster City service is suspended due to COVID -19 impacts.



Express Bus Fares (Effective January 1, 2020)

CLIPPER FARE One-way Fare Local + Express Monthly Pass Upgrade with Local Monthly Pass* Express to Local Transfer
Adult
(Age 19 to 64)
$4.00 $130.00 $1.95 FREE
Youth
(Age 18 & younger. Two children 4 years and younger ride free with one fare paying adult)

Eligible Discount
(Age 65+, disabled & Medicare cardholder. Proof of eligibility or identity required)
$2.00 N/A $1.00 FREE

*Clipper riders with a valid SamTrans Local Monthly Pass may pay the upgrade with Clipper cash value.



CASH & MOBILE FARE One-way Fare Upgrade with Day Pass or Local Ride on Mobile** Express to Local**
Adult
(Age 19 to 64)
$4.50 $2.25 FREE
Youth
(Age 18 & younger. Two children 4 years and younger ride free with one fare paying adult)

Eligible Discount
(Age 65+, disabled & Medicare cardholder. Proof of eligibility or identity required)
$2.25 $1.00 FREE

**Upgrade an activated valid Local Ride on mobile app by purchasing the Express fare upgrade on the app.


Learn more about the Express Bus program.

Learn about SamTrans WiFi onboard Route FCX.

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